Christopher Eisgruber

Christopher Eisgruber

President of the University, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Public Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and the University Center for Human Values
1 Nassau Hall

Christopher Eisgruber became president of Princeton University on July 1, 2013. His research focuses on constitutional theory, the Supreme Court, religious freedom, and civil liberties. He is the author of The Next Justice: Repairing the Supreme Court Appointments Process (2007), Religious Freedom and the Constitution (2007) (coauthored with Lawrence G. Sager), and Constitutional Self-Government (2001). In 2005, he coedited (with Andras Sajo) a volume of papers on universalism, human rights, and local justice titled Global Justice and the Bulwarks of Localism: Human Rights in Context (2005). He has also published widely in leading law journals. Before his appointment as president of the university, Eisgruber was provost for nine years.  He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.