Dan M. Kahan

Yale Law School


YLS 2006
Visiting address

Mail address

Yale Law School P.O. Box 208215 New Haven, CT 06520



Visiting professor July 2012 (host: Philosophy Department, Technical University Delft)


Dan Kahan is the Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology at Yale Law School. In addition to risk perception, his areas of research include criminal law and evidence. Prior to coming to Yale in 1999, Professor Kahan was on the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School. He also served as a law clerk to Justice Thurgood Marshall of the U.S. Supreme Court (1990-91) and to Judge Harry Edwards of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (1989-90). He received his B.A. from Middlebury College and his J.D. from Harvard University.