Friday, April 3, 2015

Kamali to Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School has announced that Elizabeth Papp Kamali (Ph.D. candidate, University of Michigan) will be joining the faculty in July. Here's an excerpt from the press release:
Elizabeth Papp Kamali ’07, a scholar specializing in medieval legal history, will join the Harvard Law School faculty as an assistant professor in July. Kamali is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Michigan, where she is completing her dissertation, “A Felonious State of Mind: Mens Rea in Thirteenth- and Fourteenth-Century England.”

“With deep expertise and imagination, Liz explores profound questions about what is and should be a crime through examining medieval laws and culture, with important implications for contemporary legal issues,” said Martha Minow, dean of Harvard Law School. “Already a significant contributor to scholarship in legal history, Liz first developed her interests as a Harvard undergraduate and pursued the work with rigor through her time as a truly impressive Harvard Law School student and more recently in prize-winning work for the Ph.D. at the University of Michigan.  I’m thrilled to welcome her back to Cambridge as a member of the faculty, and I’m excited for students to experience her exceptional teaching and her collegiality.”
Read on here. (Hat tip: Martha Jones)

Congratulations to Elizabeth Papp Kamali!

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