Professor William H. Simon is a Visiting Professor of Law from Columbia Law School. His areas of expertise include professional responsibility and social policy.
Eric Schickler is Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of Disjointed Pluralism: Institutional Innovation and the Development of the U.S. Congress (Princeton University Press, 2001), which received APSA's Richard F. Fenno Award.
Rachel Brule is a PhD Candidate (expected degree in June 2012) specializing in comparative politics and institutions, with a focus on the political economy of development and gender. Her dissertation studies the scope and determinants of legal impact on individual welfare in a particularly challenging case: Indian law that equalizes women’s property inheritance rights.