A.B., Duke; J.D., Yale
Professor Snyder teaches constitutional law, constitutional history, and sports law. He is the author of The House of Truth: A Washington Political Salon and the Foundations of American Liberalism (Oxford University Press, 2017). He has published law review articles in the Vanderbilt Law Review, Notre Dame Law Review, Law & History Review, UC-Davis Law Review, and Boston College Law Review. Prior to teaching at the University of Wisconsin Law School, Professor Snyder worked as an associate at Williams & Connolly LLP and wrote two critically acclaimed books about baseball including A Well-Paid Slave: Curt Flood’s Fight for Free Agency in Professional Sports(Viking/Penguin, 2006). A graduate of Duke University and Yale Law School, he clerked for the Hon. Dorothy W. Nelson on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals
"For black baseball fans, Griffith Stadium offered a ‘separate but equal’ experience," coverage by The Washington Post, November 2, 2019, quoting Professor Brad Snyder.
"NCAA should hear state lawmakers’ message on amateurism instead of fighting it," coverage by The Washington Post, September 20, 2019, mentioning Professor Brad Snyder.
"The history department wants to rename the Carr Building for him, so who was Raymond Gavins?," coverage in The Chronicle, October 25, 2018, featuring Professor Brad Snyder.
"Five Books to Help You Enjoy Baseball This Summer, Even If Your Team Already Sucks," coverage in Grandstand Central, May 14, 2018, featuring Professor Brad Snyder.