K. Sabeel Rahman is currently a Ph.D candidate in political theory at the Harvard University Department of Government, and a JD candidate at Harvard Law School. His research interests include democratic theory, economic regulation, progressive era political thought, the regulatory state, and public law.
Prior to his graduate studies, Sabeel received his A.B. summa cum laude in Social Studies from Harvard College, before earning an M.Sc in Economics for Development and M.St in Sociolegal Studies from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.
A native of New York, Sabeel will be working with the Roosevelt Institute’s Progressive Values Project.
Sabeel’s recent publications include:
- “Envisioning the Regulatory State: Technocracy, Democracy, and Institutional Experimentation in the 2010 Financial Reform and Oil Spill Statutes,” Harvard Journal on Legislation Vol. 48 (forthcoming)
- Conceptualizing the Economic Role of the State: Laissez-Faire, Technocracy, and the Democratic Alternative,” Polity 43 (2011)
For more of his research and writing, visit his website.
Follow Sabeel on Twitter @ksabeelrahman.