Dr. Harry Ballan is Senior Director of the Tikvah Fund and Dean of the Tikvah Online Academy. He is also the academic director of several new educational initiatives, including Tikvah’s classical education efforts. Harry holds a BA, MA, MPhil and PhD from Yale University and a JD from Columbia Law School. He clerked for Chief Judge Wilfred Feinberg of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and was for many years a Partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, a leading international law firm where he is currently Senior Counsel. He has taught at several leading universities on subjects ranging from law and intellectual history to neuroscience, and was Dean of Touro Law School before joining Tikvah.