Henry Smith

Henry Smith

Scholar Title: Fessenden Professor of Law
Director, Project on the Foundations of Private Law

Department: Harvard Law School

Colleges / Universities: Harvard University


Hauser 320
Cambridge, MA 02138

Phone Number: (617) 496-1763

Email: hesmith@law.harvard.edu

Henry E. Smith is a Professor of Law at the Harvard Law School. In the recent past, he has also served in that capacity at Northwestern University and Yale Law School. Professor Smith's research interests include Intellectual Property, Natural Resources, Property, and Taxation. His recent publications include Communityand Custom in Property: 10 Theoretical Inquiries in Law and Property: Principles and Policies (with Thomas W. Merrill).


A.B. German, Harvard University, 1986

A.M. German, Stanford University, 1987

Ph.D. Linguistics, Stanford University, 1992

J.D. Yale Law School, 1996