Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Welcome to Anders Walker

The Legal History Blog welcomes Anders Walker, who is joining us for the month of March.  Anders is Assistant Professor of Law at St. Louis University.  A beautiful writer, he is the author of The Ghost of Jim Crow: How Southern Moderates Used Brown v. Board of Education to Stall Civil Rights.  Anders' article “The Violent Bear It Away: Emmett Till and the Modernization of Law Enforcement in Mississippi,” 46 San Diego Law Review 459 (2009), won the Law & Society Association Article Prize; and “The Anti-Case Method: Herbert Wechsler and the Political History of the Criminal Law Course,” 7 Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law 31 (2009) won the AALS Section on Criminal Justice Junior Scholar Award.  Another of Anders' recent articles is “Blackboard Jungle: Desegregation, Delinquency, and the Cultural Politics of Brown,” 110 Columbia Law Review 1911 (2010).  Anders was "Teacher of the Year" at St. Louis Univeristy Law School in 2009.  While a graduate student at Yale he was a Golieb Fellow in Legal History at New York University School of Law, 2002 – 2003.

Welcome to Anders!