Richard Albert is an Assistant Professor at Boston College Law School, where he
specializes in constitutional law and comparative constitutional law. He holds degrees
from Yale University, Oxford University, and Harvard University.
Prior to joining Boston College Law School in 2009, Richard Albert served as a law clerk
to the Chief Justice of Canada, the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin. In 2010, he
received the Hessel Yntema Prize, which is given annually to a scholar under the age of
40 to recognize "the most outstanding article" on comparative law. In 2013, he
was named to the 50 under 50 list honoring the most influential minority law professors
of 50 years of age or younger.
He is an elected member of the International Academy of Comparative Law, an elected
member of the Executive Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law, a member of
the Governing Council of the International Society of Public Law, chair of the Younger
Comparativists Committee, a Distinguished Academic Associate at the Centre for Law and
Religion at Cardiff Law School, a Senior Research Fellow at the Council for Canadian
Democracy, and a founding editor of I-CONnect, the new scholarly blog of the
International Journal of Constitutional Law (I-CON).
Comparative Constitutional Amendment
Comparative Constitutional Law