Jonathan S. Gould


Jonathan Gould is an Assistant Professor at Berkeley Law School. His research focuses on the legislative process in the United States, in particular on issues around legislative representation, parliamentary procedure, lawmaking and obstruction, and voting rules. His work draws on a variety of methods and literatures, including from political theory, public law, and political science.

Gould received a J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he served as President of the Harvard Law Review. He is currently completing his Ph.D. in Harvard’s Department of Government. He has worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Judge David Barron on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, at the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, and at the Public Citizen Litigation Group.


J.D., Harvard Law School (2016)
A.M., Harvard University (2014)
A.B., Harvard College (2010)

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