Mugambi Jouet’s research primarily focuses on U.S. criminal law and constitutional law from a multidisciplinary angle encompassing social science and comparative law. His numerous articles in academic journals and the media have especially analyzed how American law, government, and sociopolitical culture compare to other countries. He has examined a broad range of issues, such as human rights, the death penalty, mass incarceration, policing, health care reform, socio-economic rights, race, the separation of church and state, war crimes, and foreign policy.
A frequent media commentator, he has been interviewed on multiple occasions on the international TV station France 24, as well as on French national public radio and Radio Canada. His media articles have notably been featured in The San Francisco Chronicle, The Huffington Post, The New Republic, The Hill, Guernica, Libération, Le Nouvel Observateur, and Le Monde, France’s flagship newspaper.
Before joining Stanford Law School as a Thomas C. Grey Fellow in 2015, he served as an appellate public defender in Manhattan, judicial clerk at the U.N. war crimes tribunal for Yugoslavia in The Hague, and assistant clinical law instructor at Sciences Po in Paris. He has traveled widely internationally and is trilingual in English, French, and Spanish.
Visit his website at www.mugambijouet.com.