Richard Albert studies constitutional amendment from comparative, doctrinal, historical and theoretical perspectives. He is co-editor of a new series on comparative constitutional law at Oxford University Press and also a co-editor of the "Comparative Constitutional Change" series at Routledge. Since 2014, he is Book Reviews Editor for the American Journal of Comparative Law, which awarded him the Hessel Yntema Prize for "the most outstanding article" on comparative law by a scholar under 40. He is currently completing a monograph on constitutional amendment to be published by Oxford University Press.

His edited volumes include "The Foundations and Traditions of Constitutional Amendment” (Oxford: Hart 2017), "Canada in the World: Comparative Perspectives on the Canadian Constitution" (Cambridge University Press 2017) and "The Oxford Handbook of Caribbean Constitutions" (Oxford University Press 2018). A former law clerk to the Chief Justice of Canada and a founding co-editor of I-CONnect, he is a graduate of Yale, Harvard and Oxford. Richard Albert is currently a full professor at Boston College Law School, and he has been appointed to the visiting faculty at Yale University, Externado University of Colombia and the Interdisciplinary Center (Herzliya) in Israel. In January 2018, he will join the law faculty at the University of Texas at Austin as a full professor.