Christian Bale

DPhil Law (Part-time)

Other affiliations

Oriel College


Christian Bale is part-time DPhil student at Oriel College, Oxford, where he holds the Keith Hawkins Scholarship in Legal History.  He researches constitutional law and legal history under the supervision of Dr. Paul Yowell.  

He currently serves as a law clerk to the Hon. Kent A. Jordan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.  He also clerked for the Hon. Colm F. Connolly, U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.  He has previously held positions at the White House Office of Management and Budget, the Office of the Secretary of Defense (United States), and Ernst & Young. 

Christian holds a JD from Duke University, where he received a full-tuition Mordecai Scholarship and served as editor-in-chief of the Duke Law Journal.  He also holds a BA and a MPP from the College of William & Mary.