Professor Cass R. Sunstein named Distinguished Academic Visitor

Queens’ College is delighted to welcome Professor Cass R. Sunstein as a Distinguished Academic Visitor.

Professor Sunstein is the Robert Walmsley Professor at Harvard and is the founder and director of the Program on Behavioural Economics and Public Policy at Harvard Law School. His scholarly interests and research focus on behavioural public policy, environmental issues, climate change, and public health. He has served in senior advisory positions under Presidents Obama and Biden and is considered as one of the most cited legal scholars worldwide. A few weeks ago, Professor Sunstein was kind enough to give the inaugural lecture of the newly created El-Erian Institute

Commenting on the appointment, Dr Mohamed A. El-Erian stated that “Queens’ and the Judge Business School were honoured to host Professor Sunstein recently. Our community benefited enormously from the wonderful interactions with Cass. We are extremely excited to work more closely with him. His unmatched expertise, impressive range of policy experiences, and collaborative and engaging approach will be a wonderful addition to our intellectual society.”