The two latest recipients of NYU Law’s Samuel I. Golieb Fellowship “established in 1981 to provide young legal historians with research support and a forum to present their work,” are Jane Manners and William Smiley.
Manners has a JD from the Harvard Law School and is ABD in the History Department at Princeton University, where her dissertation is “‘Infinitely Dangerous to the Revenue of the United States’: The Great New York Fire of 1835 and the Law of Disaster Relief in Jacksonian America.”
Smiley has just completed his first year as an assistant professor at Reed College. His PhD is from the University of Cambridge and JD is from the Yale Law School. His book-in-progress, which is under contract with the Oxford University Press, is From Slave to Prisoners of War: The Ottoman Empire, Russia, and International Law.