Adam Chilton is an Assistant Professor of Law and Walter Mander Research Scholar at the University of Chicago Law School. Adam's research interests lie at the intersection of international law, comparative law, and empirical legal studies. His current research projects include using quantitative research methods to study the effectiveness of constitutional rights at improving the protection of human rights; coding the development and enforcement of antitrust regimes around the world; testing the political determinants of the United States polices in a variety of areas of international economic law; and mapping the ideology of the legal profession.
Adam received a BA and MA in Political Science from Yale University. After college, Adam worked as a management consultant for BCG. He then went to Harvard University, where he earned a JD as well as a PhD in Political Science. Before joining the faculty, Adam taught at the Law School as a Bigelow Fellow and Lecturer in Law.