Richard Solomon

Chief Justice

Office hours: By appointment

Richard Solomon is a Class of 2018 Herman B Wells Scholar with majors in International Studies, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, and Political Science and Philosophy interdepartmental. He is a member of the Arabic Flagship Program, J Street at IU, and president for Students for Peace in the Middle East. On campus, he participates in Model UN, having represented IU at the 2016 National MUN Conference and directed committees for the 2016 and 2017 IUMUNC conferences. He works at the Office of International Development and broadcasts a weekly philosophy program for the WIUX student radio on 99.1FM. He writes a weekly column for the Indiana Daily Student newspaper and is published in the Indiana University Journal of Undergraduate Research. His past research experience includes foreign investment law with Professor Bauerle-Danzman, nuclear proliferation with Professor Dina Spechler, and Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories at the Applied Research Institute-Jerusalem. In the IU Student Association, he has served two years as Election Commissioner and will continue a second, final year on the Supreme Court. In his free time, Richard enjoys rock climbing, reading Kurt Vonnegut, and listening to good music.