Professor Harrison is the Director of Yale’s Legal Method Program and the recipient of Yale Law School’s 2001 Award for excellence in teaching. He attended Amherst University as an undergraduate, and graduated from Yale Law School in 1974. For the next 12 years, Harrison taught in several capacities, including a stint as a Legal Research and Writing Instructor at NYU School of Law from 1983-85. He then served as a clerk to the Hon. Peter C. Dorsey, U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut. Harrison obtained his doctorate in American History from Columbia in 1987, worked as an associate attorney at Wiggins & Dana from 1987-90, and then joined faculty at Yale Law School.