Noah Feldman is a professor of law at Harvard Law School, and a contributing editor to the New York Times Magazine. He is the author of five books, including Fall and Rise of the Islamic State and most recently Scorpions: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR’s Great Supreme Court Justices. He is the former senior constitutional adviser to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq.
Feldman previously taught at New York University School of Law and Yale Law School and was named a Carnegie Scholar, awarded by the Carnegie Corporation in 2005. Raised in an Orthodox Jewish family, he used his Rhodes Scholarship to earn a D.Phil in Islamic thought at Oxford. He has become a leading scholar on questions related to religion and law and is respected as having a deep understanding of many facets of the issues plaguing the Middle East. He is fluent in English, Hebrew, Arabic and French.