Philip C. Bobbitt

Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law


Philip Bobbitt is a Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School. He is also the Herbert Wechsler Professor of Federal Jurisprudence and Director of the Center for National Security Law at Columbia Law School, and Distinguished Senior Lecturer at the University of Texas Law School.

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Contact Information


Yale Law School

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520

Education & Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., University of Oxford, 1983

J.D., Yale Law School, 1975

A.B., Princeton University, 1971

Courses Taught


  • Constitutional Interpretation
  • Doing Constitutional Law: Some Contemporary Theories

Philip Bobbitt is a Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School. He is also the Herbert Wechsler Professor of Federal Jurisprudence and Director of the Center for National Security Law at Columbia Law School, and Distinguished Senior Lecturer at the University of Texas Law School. His principal writing has been in the subjects of constitutional theory, international security, and the history of strategy. Bobbitt is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and a life member of the American Law Institute. He has served in the U.S. government in various roles in both Democratic and Republican administrations.