Austin Sarat

William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence & Political Science at Amherst College

Austin Sarat is Associate Dean of the Faculty and William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science at Amherst College. He is author or editor of more than ninety books including Gruesome Spectacles: Botched Executions and America’s Death Penalty. His public writing has appeared in such places as The New Republic, The Guardian, The Boston Globe, The Cleveland Plain-Dealer, The National Law Journal, The Providence Journal, The Los Angeles Times,The American Prospect, Aljazeera America, US News, CNN, Politico, and The Daily Beast and he has been a commentator or guest on HuffPost Live, Bloomberg Radio, National Public Radio, All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Public Television’s The News Hour, Odyssey, Democracy Now, RT International, ABC World News Tonight, MSNBC, Aljazeera America TV, Sputnik News-Moscow, All In with Chris Hayes, The Point with Ari Melber, and The O'Reilly Factor.