P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Bert I-in Huang, 2002

Professor, Columbia Law School

Bert I-in Huang is the child of immigrants from Taiwan

Fellowship awarded to support work towards a JD in Law at Harvard University

BERT I. HUANG is a Professor of Law at Columbia University in New York.

Bert grew up in Houston, Texas, to parents from Taiwan. He received an AB summa cum laude from Harvard and served as President of the Harvard Law Review while completing his JD magna cum laude at Harvard Law School. He also received a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard.

As a Marshall Scholar, he studied at Oxford University; he then worked in the White House as a staff economist for the President's Council of Economic Advisers. 

After law school, he served as a law clerk for Justice David H. Souter of the Supreme Court of the United States, as well as for Chief Judge Michael Boudin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

As a law professor, he has advised the constitutional supreme courts of Brazil and of Taiwan on issues of judicial procedure.

  • PhD Economics | Harvard University 2011
  • JD Law | Harvard University 2003
  • Research Economics | University of Oxford 1998
  • AB Economics | Harvard University 1996
Work History
  • Columbia Law School, Professor
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