Daniel Markovits is the Guido Calabresi Professor of Law at Yale Law School. He received a B.A. in math and a J.D. from Yale, a master’s in mathematical economics at the London School of Economics, and a philosophy Ph.D. from Oxford. His writing spans a variety of disciplines and has been published in Science, The Yale Law Journal, and elsewhere. He is the author of A Modern Legal Ethics: Adversary Advocacy in a Democratic Age and The Meritocracy Trap: How America's Foundational Myth Feeds Inequality, Dismantles the Middle Class, and Devours the Elite. He was the 2015 commencement speaker at Yale Law School.