Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Welcome to Serena Mayeri

Serena Mayeri
The Legal History Blog welcomes Serena Mayeri, who will be guest blogging for the month of June.  Serena is an Assistant Professor of Law and History at the University of Pennsylvania.  Her book Reasoning from Race: Feminism, Law, and the Civil Rights Revolution has just been released by Harvard University Press. Tomiko Brown-Nagin blogged about it here.  The book is based on Serena's dissertation, which was awarded the Lerner-Scott Prize from the Organization of American Historians and George Washington Eggleston Prize from Yale.  Serena's many other awards include the 2007 Jane Rainie Opel Young Alumna Award from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.  Her legal history teaching includes courses on Law and Social Movements in Twentieth-Century America; Gender and the Law in Recent American History; and Feminist Legal Advocacy in the Twentieth Century United States.

Welcome to Serena!