Speaker Profile Noah Feldman

Noah Feldman is Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law, Chairman of the Society of
Fellows, and founding director of the Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli
Law, all at Harvard University. He specializes in constitutional studies, with particular
emphasis on power and ethics, design of innovative governance solutions, law and
religion, and the history of legal ideas.

A policy & public affairs columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, Feldman also writes for The
New York Review of Books and was a contributing writer for the New York Times
Magazine for nearly a decade. He hosts the Deep Background podcast, an interview
show that explores the historical, scientific, legal and cultural context behind the biggest
stories in the news.

Through his consultancy, Ethical Compass, Feldman advises clients like Facebook &
eBay on how to improve ethical decision-making by creating and implementing new
governance solutions. In this capacity, he conceived and architected the Facebook
Oversight Board, and continues to advise the company on ethics and governance issues.
Feldman is the author of 10 books, including his latest forthcoming title, Bad Jew: A
Perplexed Guide to God, Israel, and the Jewish People (Farrar Straus and Giroux,
Spring 2024).

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Dec 18, 2023