Christopher L. Eisgruber
Christopher L. Eisgruber became the Provost of Princeton University on July 1, 2004. He is the Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Public Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and the University Center for Human Values. From 2001 through June 2004, he served as Director of Princeton’s Program in Law and Public Affairs. He is the author of The Next Justice: Repairing the Supreme Court Appointments Process (Princeton 2007), Religious Freedom and the Constitution (Harvard 2007) (co-authored with Lawrence G. Sager), and Constitutional Self-Government (Harvard 2001), as well as numerous articles in books and academic journals. Before joining the faculty in 2001, he clerked for Judge Patrick Higginbotham of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and for Justice John Paul Stevens of the United States Supreme Court, and then served for eleven years on the faculty of the New York University School of Law.
Eisgruber earned an A.B. magna cum laude in Physics from Princeton, and then received a Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford University, where he obtained an M. Litt. in Politics. He holds a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School and is a member of the American Law Institute.
To make an appointment to see Provost Eisgruber, please contact his assistant, Mary DeLorenzo, at (609) 258‑3026.