William Yeatman is a research fellow in the Cato Institute’s Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies, where he works on administrative law, constitutional structure, and regulatory reform. His work has appeared in academic journals like the Georgetown Law Journal and Appalachian Natural Resources Law Journal.

Yeatman has testified many times before Congress and state legislatures, and he is a frequent contributor to major media outlets. He writes a monthly column on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit at Notice & Comment, a blog maintained by the Yale Journal on Regulation, and his popular writing has appeared in the Wall Street JournalForeign PolicyBloomberg, and elsewhere.

Before joining Cato, he specialized in environmental policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. From 2004 to 2006, he served as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Kyrgyz Republic.

Yeatman holds a BA in environmental sciences from the University of Virginia, an MA in international studies from the Denver University Graduate School of International Studies, and a JD from the Georgetown University Law Center.