Mission

The C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State (the Gray Center) is dedicated to fostering significant legal scholarship on new and timeless questions about the modern administrative state, in order to elevate and improve debates occurring in the courts, in Congress, in the executive branch, and in the broader public.

Since its founding in 2015, initially under the leadership of Professor Neomi Rao and now Adam White and Jennifer Mascott, the Gray Center has hosted hundreds of scholars, practitioners, and policymakers to research and debate the constitutional and practical issues of administrative power and discretion.

At George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School, across the Potomac River from our nation’s capital, the Gray Center serves as a bridge between the work of academia and the work of courts, Congress, the executive branch, and private practitioners.

Learn more about the C. Boyden Gray Center by watching the short video below.