Monday, May 3, 2010

Gordon-Reed to Harvard

You've read about it on Leiter; now here's the Harvard Law School press release:
Award-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed J.D. ’84 will join the Harvard faculty in July 2010 as a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and a Professor of History in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Gordon-Reed will also be the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Gordon-Reed—recipient of the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize in History, and a National Humanities Medal—comes to Harvard from the New York Law School, where she was the Wallace Stevens Professor of Law, and from Rutgers University-Newark, where she was the Board of Governors Professor of History. She served as the Charles Warren Visiting Professor of American Legal History during the fall term of 2009 at Harvard Law School. During the spring 2010 term, Gordon-Reed has served as a visiting professor of law at New York University School of Law.