Kermit L. Hall is president of the University at Albany, State University of New York. Before Hall came to Albany in February 2005, he was president and professor of history at Utah State University.
He is the author of The Magic Mirror: Law in American History (Oxford University Press, 1989), editor in chief of The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (Oxford Univ. Press, 1991), The Oxford Companion to American Law (Oxford Univ. Press, 2002), and co-editor of Constitutionalism and American Culture: Writing the New Constitutional History (University Press of Kansas, 2002).