Andrew Kent

Fordham Law Professor Andrew Kent

Professor of Law

Curriculum Vitae
Telephone: 212-636-6774
Office: Room 7-118
SSRN (academic papers)

Research and Teaching Areas

Foreign Relations; Constitutional Law & Theory; National Security; Federal Courts; Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility


Andrew Kent teaches and writes about constitutional law, foreign relations law, federal courts and procedure, national security law, public international law and professional responsibility. Professor Kent’s academic writing has frequently focused on questions of the Constitution’s domain—when, where and for whom are constitutional protections are available. He is a faculty advisor to the Center on National Security and the Fordham International Law Journal.

After graduating from Yale Law School, Professor Kent clerked for the Hon. Robert A. Katzmann of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the Hon. Carol B. Amon of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Before joining Fordham’s faculty, he was a Climenko Fellow at Harvard Law School and an attorney at Sullivan & Cromwell and Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale and Dorr.

From 2014-2015, Professor Kent served as Senior Counsel to the Solicitor General, State of New York, Office of the Attorney General.

Selected Publications


  • J.D., Yale Law School
  • A.B., Harvard College