Our Co-Directors

Harvard Law School Professor Jacob Gersen created The Food Law Lab in 2013 and has served as its Director from inception. He holds a Ph.D. and J.D. from the University of Chicago, where he also taught prior to joining Harvard. He is co-editor of Food Law and Policy (with Margot J. Pollans and Michael T. Roberts) and is an expert in food law, administrative law, legislation, and constitutional law.

Harvard University Professor Stephen Ansolabehere joined the Food Law Lab as a co-Director in 2023. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard University, and he taught at UCLA and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology before joining Harvard in 2008. He is an expert in public opinion, elections, media, and political economy, and he also directs the Harvard Center for American Political Studies.

Our Partners

We partner with organizations that demonstrate an affinity to support our mission.

Collaborators in our Mission

We support institutions and organizations that contribute to education around food law-related concerns.

Join Our Cause

We welcome others who share our mission to join us. Together, let’s change the law, make the food we eat taste better and healthier, and improve the quality of life of all Americans.