Robert D. Williams

Senior Research Scholar in Law and Senior Fellow, The China Center, and Lecturer in Law


Robert D. Williams is a Senior Research Scholar in Law; Senior Fellow at The China Center; and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. He earned a B.A. from Vanderbilt University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he was co-founder and editor in chief of the Harvard National Security Journal.

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Contact Information


Yale Law School

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520

Education & Curriculum Vitae


J.D., Harvard Law School, 2010

B.A., Vanderbilt University, 2005

Courses Taught


Robert D. Williams is a Senior Research Scholar in Law; Senior Fellow at The China Center; and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. He earned a B.A. from Vanderbilt University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he was co-founder and editor in chief of the Harvard National Security Journal. Following law school, he clerked in the Office of Legal Counsel at the United States Department of Justice and for the Honorable E. Grady Jolly of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He previously worked at the law firm of Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens and Cannada in Jackson, Mississippi.