Robert C. Clark
Robert C. Clark was the Dean and Royall Professor of Law at Harvard Law School from 1989 through July 2003.
He now serves as the Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor.
An authority on corporate law and corporate governance, he's
written numerous law review articles and book chapters, as well as a one-volume treatise, Corporate Law, which was hailed as "the paradigm for future student texts.
Professor Clark has taught Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Theory of the Corporation, Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders, Regulation of Financial Institutions, Government and Health Care, and a seminar entitled Laws, Markets, and Morals.
Clark is a member of the board of directors of Time Warner, Inc., a media company, and Omnicom Group, Inc., a public entity, and advertising agency holding company.
In addition, he is a trustee of the Teachers Insurance Annuity Association ("TIAA"), the largest private pension plan in the U.S. serving the higher education community.
A graduate of Maryknoll College, Professor Clark received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Columbia University and earned his J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1972.
is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana.
hobbies is composing neoclassical music using synthesizers.
has been known to lighten an otherwise weighty subject in class with songs he