Faculty Colloquium Series: Ganesh Sitaraman
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
12:00 PM-1:15 PM
Ganesh Sitaraman is a Professor of Law at the Vanderbilt Law School, whose research addresses issues in constitutional, administrative and foreign relations law. From 2011 to 2013, Professor Sitaraman served as Elizabeth Warren’s policy director and ultimately her senior counsel in the Senate. Professor Sitaraman also served as an adviser to Warren when she was chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel for the Trouble Assets Relief Program (TARP). Before joining Vanderbilt‘s law faculty in 2011, Professor Sitaraman was the Public Law Fellow and a lecturer at Harvard Law School and a law clerk for Judge Stephen F. Williams on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Professor Sitaraman is the author of The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution (Knopf, 2017), which argues that a strong and sizable middle class is a prerequisite for America’s constitutional system.
An Eagle Scout and a Truman Scholar, Professor Sitaraman earned his A.B. in government magna cum laude at Harvard, a master‘s degree in political thought from Emmanuel College, Cambridge, where he was the Lionel de Jersey Harvard Scholar, and his J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. He is a principal of the Truman National Security Project and a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Tabatha Abu El-Haj