Gerald Frug is the Louis D. Brandeis Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Educated at the University of California at Berkeley and Harvard Law School, he worked as a Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington, D.C., and as Health Services Administrator of the City of New York before he began teaching in 1974 at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He joined the Harvard faculty in 1981. Professor Frug’s specialty is local government law, a subject he has taught for more than twenty-five years. He has published dozens of articles on the topic and is the author, among other works, of a casebook on Local Government Law (4th edition 2006, with David Barron and Richard T. Ford), Dispelling the Myth of Home Rule (2004, with David Barron and Rick Su), and City Making: Building Communities without Building Walls (Princeton University Press 1999). His latest book is City Bound, written with David Barron (Cornell University Press 1st ed. 2008).