Academic Fellow, Rock Center for Corporate Governance
Peter Conti–Brown is a non-resident Academic Fellow at the Rock Center for Corporate Governance. He writes primarily in the areas of banking and administrative law, with a focus on the law, economics, and history of banking and bank regulation, financial and fiscal crises, and central banking (especially at the U.S. Federal Reserve).
Conti-Brown's articles have appeared in the Stanford, UCLA, and Washington University Law Reviews, among other journals. He is also the editor, with David Skeel, of the book When States Go Broke: Origins, Context, and Solutions for the American States in Fiscal Crisis, published by Cambridge University Press. He has been quoted in print and online articles published by Reuters, The Economist, and The New York Times.
Conti-Brown graduated from Harvard College, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and Stanford Law School, and clerked for the Hon. Stephen F. Williams on the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit and the Hon. Gerard E. Lynch on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He will be a PhD candidate in history at Princeton University beginning in the fall of 2013, where he plans to focus on economic and financial history and write a dissertation on the financial, intellectual, and political evolution of the Federal Reserve System. He lives in Arlington, VA.