LUNCHEON 11:45 a.m.; LECTURE 12:00 p.m.
Following his graduation from the University of Chicago and Harvard Law School, Campbell clerked in the U.S. Court of Appeals and then the Supreme Court, for Justice Byron R. White. After completing his Ph.D. in economics, Campbell joined the Reagan Administration, first as a White House Fellow, before moving to the Justice Department. From 1981 to 1983, he served as Director of the Bureau of Competition at the Federal Trade Commission.
In 1983, Campbell began teaching law at Stanford University, remaining on faculty there until 2002. Between 1989 and 2001, he served five terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, interrupted by two years as a California State Senator (1993-1995). Following his congressional service, Campbell became the Bank of America Dean and Professor of Business at U.C. Berkeleys Haas School of Business. During his tenure, the school rose from 15th to 2nd in the Wall Street Journals national business school rankings. From 2004 to 2005, Campbell also served as the Director of the California Department of Finance.
In 2009, Campbell became a Presidential Scholar and Visiting Professor of Law and Economics at Chapman University. In February of this year, he was appointed Dean of the School of Law.
Dean Campbells visit is being jointly hosted by the Rose Institute for State and Local Government and the Athenaeum.