Biography

Michael B. Rappaport

Hugh and Hazel Darling Foundation Professor of Law
Director, Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism

  • JD, DCL, 1985, Yale Law School
  • BA, 1981, Binghamton University

Areas of Expertise

Professor Rappaport teaches and writes in the areas of administrative law, constitutional law, constitutional history and legislation. His principal areas of research are originalism, separation of powers, federalism, and supermajority rules.

Professional Experience

Rappaport serves as the director of USD’s Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism. He joined the USD School of Law faculty in 1991.