Richard Schragger is the Perre Bowen Professor of Law at the University of Virginia School of Law, where he has taught since 2001. His scholarship focuses on the intersection of constitutional law and local government law, federalism, urban policy, and the constitutional and economic status of cities. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School and an M.A. in legal theory from University College London. He is a faculty fellow at the Miller Center, a faculty adviser to the Local Solutions Support Center, and a member of the American Law Institute. He is the author of City Power: Urban Governance in a Global Age (Oxford University Press, 2016).
Rich served for many years on the board of ReadyKids. He and his wife, Risa Goluboff, reside in Charlottesville, with their two children, Solomon and Eliana, both of whom attend Charlottesville city schools.