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Anne Alstott

Jacquin D. Bierman Professor of Law

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Anne Alstott



Anne Alstott is the Jacquin D. Bierman Professor at the Yale Law School. She holds a secondary appointment as Professor, Yale Child Study Center, and is a Faculty Affiliate at the Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies. From 2008 to 2011, she was the Manley O. Hudson Professor at the Harvard Law School.

Professor Alstott studies public policy toward children and families, as well as, more broadly, public policy over the life cycle. She is the author of a number of books, including The Public Option (with Ganesh Sitaraman, Harvard University Press, 2019), A New Deal for Old Age (Harvard University Press, 2016), No Exit: What Parents Owe Children and What Society Owes Parents (Oxford University Press, 2004), and The Stakeholder Society (with Bruce Ackerman, Yale University Press,1999).

Her articles have been published in the Harvard Law Review, the Yale Law Journal, the Columbia Law Review and other journals.

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  • JD
    Yale (1987)

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