Ian Shapiro

Professor (Adjunct) of Law

(fall term)


Ian Shapiro is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale University, where he also serves as the Henry R. Luce Director of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies. He has written widely on democracy, justice, and the methods of social inquiry.

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Contact Information


Yale Law School

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520

Education & Curriculum Vitae


J.D., Yale, 1987

Ph.D., Yale, 1983

M.Phil., Yale, 1980

B.Sc., Bristol University (U.K.), 1978

Courses Taught


  • Democracy and Distribution

Ian Shapiro is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale University, where he also serves as the Henry R. Luce Director of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies. He has written widely on democracy, justice, and the methods of social inquiry. A native of South Africa, he received his J.D. from Yale Law School and his Ph.D from Yale's Department of Political Science, where he has taught since 1984 and served as chair from 1999 to 2004.