Julian Nyarko is an Assistant Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, where he uses a combination of quantitative methods, natural language processing and machine learning to explore the realities of contract design under U.S. and international law. In his research, Professor Nyarko studies commercial contracts as well as consumer contracts, smart contracts and treaties. In addition, he regularly collaborates with scholars in other areas to gain insights into large bodies of legally relevant texts, such as the Congressional Record or the Federal Register.
Before coming to Stanford, Professor Nyarko studied law at the University of Hamburg Law School and received both an LL.M. and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. In addition, he was a Fellow in Empirical Law and Economics at Columbia Law School.