Meet the Editors

Legal History Section Editors

The Section Editors choose the Contributing Editors and exercise editorial control over their section. In addition, each Section Editor will write at least one contribution (“jot”) per year. Questions about contributing to a section ought usually to be addressed to the section editors.


Professor Joanna Lynn Grisinger
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Center for Legal Studies
Northwestern University

 Professor Christopher Schmidt
Chicago Kent College of Law

Contributing Editors

Contributing Editors agree to write at least one jot for Jotwell each year.

Professor Stuart Banner
Norman Abrams Professor of Law
UCLA School of Law

 Professor Felice Batlan
Co-Director, Institute for Law & the Humanities
Chicago Kent College of Law

 Professor Ritu Birla
Associate Professor of History
University of Toronto

Professor Christopher Capozzola
Associate Professor of History
MIT School of Humanities, ts, and Social Sciences

 Professor Mary Dudziak
Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Law
Emory Law

 Professor Laura F. Edwards
Professor of History
Duke University

 Professor Angela Fernandez
University of Toronto, Faculty of Law

 Professor Ariela Gross
John B. & Alice R. Sharp Professor of Law & History
University of Southern California Law

 Professor Daniel W. Hamilton
Richard J. Morgan Professor of Law
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
William S. Boyd School of Law

 Professor Hendrik Hartog
Professor of History
Princeton University

 Professor Roman Hoyos
Professor of Law
Southwestern University

 Professor Sophia Z. Lee
University of Pennsylvania Law School

Professor Serena Mayeri
Assistant Professor of Law & History
University of Pennsylvania Law School

Professor Ajay K. Mehrotra
Associate Dean for Research
Professor of Law
Louis F. Niezer Faculty Fellow
Adjunct Associate Professor of History
Indiana University, Maurer School of Law

Cynthia L. Nicoletti

Professor Cynthia L. Nicoletti
Associate Professor of Law & Legal Historian
University of Virginia School of Law

Professor Kunal Parker
University of Miami School of Law


Professor Christina Duffy Ponsa
George Welwood Murray Professor of Legal History
Columbia Law School


Professor Aziz Rana
Cornell University Law School

 Professor Richard J. Ross
Thomas M. Mengler Faculty Scholar
Co-Director, Program in Legal History
University of Illinois College of Law

Professor Reuel Schiller
University of California, Hastings College of Law

 Professor Allison Brownwell Tirres
DePaul University College of Law

 Professor Christopher Tomlins
University of California, Irvine School of Law

Professor Mary Ziegler
Stearns Weaver Miller Professor of Law
Florida State University College of Law


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