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, national security law, federal courts and procedure, white collar criminal law, public international law and professional responsibility. He received his law degree from Yale and was a Climenko Fellow at Harvard Law School, an attorney in private practice and a federal judicial clerk before joining Fordham’s faculty. 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. Current research interests include the relationship between the private business community and federal national security laws and policies. Professor Kent is a faculty advisor to the Center on National Security and the Fordham International Law Journal.

Professor Kent is currently teaching in the evening division and on a reduced teaching load while he serves 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