Yasser El-Shimy, of the Ph.D. program, has (with Professor Nathan Brown of...
Education: B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University, J.D., Columbia University
Areas of Specialization: American Politics, Public Law.
Professor Silverstein is the author of four books — most recently Judicious Choices — and has published numerous articles in the areas of public law and American politics. Born in a crossfire hurricane, he was a practicing lawyer between 1973 and 1975. He was the recipient of the Nue Family Award for Teaching Excellence in the College of Arts and Sciences in 1996..
Professor Silverstein regularly taught the following courses:
American National Political Institutions (PO 211)
The Judicial Process (PO 315)
Development of American Constitutional Law (PO 513)
Judicial and Civil Liberties (PO 514)
Constitutional Theory (PO 723)