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Peter Conti-Brown
Academic Fellow, Rock Center for Corporate Governance


Peter Conti-Brown is an Academic Fellow (nonresident) at Stanford Law School’s Rock Center for Corporate Governance and a PhD student in history at Princeton University. Conti-Brown’s research and writing cover banking, administrative law, and public finance, with a particular focus on the law, history, politics, and economics of central banking. His articles have appeared or are forthcoming in the Yale Journal on Regulation, and the StanfordUCLA, 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, and author of the book Ulysses and the Punch Bowl: The Independence and Structure of the Federal Reserve, forthcoming from Princeton University Press. He has been quoted in print and online articles published by Reuters, The Economist, and The New York Times, and has appeared on C-SPAN and National Public Radio

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.