Reva Siegel is the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Her writing draws on legal history to explore questions of law and inequality and to analyze how courts interact with representative government and popular movements in interpreting the Constitution.
Professor Siegel’s scholarship appears in numerous law reviews, most recently the California Law Review, Indiana Law Journal, U.C.L.A. Law Review, Yale Law Journal, and Harvard Law Review. Her books include Reproductive Rights and Justice Stories (edited with Melissa Murray & Kate Shaw, 2019); Processes of Constitutional Decisionmaking (with Paul Brest, Sanford Levinson, Jack M. Balkin, and Akhil Reed Amar, 2018); Before Roe v. Wade: Voices That Shaped the Abortion Debate Before the Supreme Court’s Ruling (with Linda Greenhouse, 2012); The Constitution in 2020 (edited with Jack M. Balkin, 2009); and Directions in Sexual Harassment Law (edited with Catharine A. MacKinnon, 2004).
Professor Siegel is a member of the American Philosophical Society, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and an honorary fellow of the American Society for Legal History. She serves on the board of Advisors and the Board of Academic Advisors of the American Constitution Society and on the General Council of the International Society of Public Law.