William Baude, AB’04, was named a Neubauer Family Assistant Professor in 2014. He teaches federal courts and constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School.
Before joining the University of Chicago faculty, Baude was an affiliated scholar at the Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism at the University of San Diego Law School and a fellow at the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School. He spent two years as a law clerk under Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., and Judge Michael McConnell in the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
A member of the American Law Institute, Baude has served as president of the Yale Law Journal Corporation since 2015 and is the 2017 recipient of the Federalist Society’s Paul M. Bator Award.
Baude has regularly written for the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, Slate, Forbes, and the Volokh Conspiracy, which is hosted by the Washington Post. He has co-authored a new edition of the textbook The Constitution of the United States and published articles in the University of Chicago Law Review, Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal, and Stanford Law Review.
He received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics with a specialization in economics from the University of Chicago and a JD from Yale Law School.