Noah Feldman

Harvard Law School; Council on Foreign Relations

Noah Feldman is professor of law at Harvard Law School and an adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Before joining the Harvard faculty in 2007, he was an associate professor of law at New York University Law School. He regularly contributes articles to the New York Times Sunday Magazine.

Fluent in Arabic, Hebrew, and French, Feldman worked as an advisor in the early days of the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq and helped formulate the new constitution.

Featured Work

MAY 16, 2008 Podcast

The Fall and Rise of the Islamic State

In the West the idea of governance by Sharia law is radioactive, says Noah Feldman, yet for many in the Muslim world it represents their ...

Image of book cover - What We Owe Iraq by Noah Feldman

JAN 13, 2005 Podcast

What We Owe Iraq: War and the Ethics of Nation Building

Feldman, a constitutional expert and Arabic-speaker sent to Iraq by the Bush administration, argues that U.S. intervention in Iraq amounts to a moral promise. ...