John E. Roemer

Professor (Adjunct) of Law

(fall term)


John E. Roemer is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and the Elizabeth S. & A. Varick Stout Professor of Political Science & Economics at Yale University. He is a fellow of the Econometric Society, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, a corresponding fellow of the British Academy, and has been a fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation and the Russell Sage Foundation.

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Contact Information


Yale Law School

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520

Education & Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 1974

A.B., Harvard, 1966

Courses Taught


  • Theories of Distributive Justice

John E. Roemer is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and the Elizabeth S. & A. Varick Stout Professor of Political Science & Economics at Yale University. He is a fellow of the Econometric Society, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, a corresponding fellow of the British Academy, and has been a fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation and the Russell Sage Foundation. Roemer’s research concerns political economy, distributive justice, the theory of socialism, climate change and human welfare, and cooperative economics. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley, and an A.B. in Mathematics from Harvard University.