Ken I. Kersch

Ken I. Kersch

Boston College

Ken I. Kersch is Assistant Professor at Boston College. He was also Assistant Professor of Politics at Princeton University, where he is member of the Executive Committee of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, and a Faculty Associate in the Program in Law and Public Affairs. A recipient of the Edward S. Crowin Award (2000) from the American political Science Association, Kersch is the author of The Supreme Court and American political Development (2006) (with Ronald Kahn), Constructing Civil Liberties: Discontinuities in the Development of American Constitutional Law (2004), and Freedom of Speech: Rights and Liberties Under the Law (2003), as well as many articles and reviews on American constitutional and political development. He has been the Ann and Herbert W. Vaughan Fellow in Princeton’s James Madison program (2011-2002), and a visiting research scholar at the Social Philosophy and Policy Center at Bowling Green (Ohio) State University (2005). Kersch received his Ph.D. (Government) from Cornell, his H.D., from Northwestern, and his BA from Williams College.