Saturday, October 25, 2014

Call for Applications: Princeton LAPA fellowship - NOV. 3 DEADLINE

Via H-Law, we the following announcement:
Princeton University’s Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA) invites outstanding faculty members, independent scholars, lawyers, and judges to apply for appointments as resident Fellows for the academic year 2015-2016. We anticipate naming up to six fellows who are engaged in substantial research on topics broadly related to law and public affairs or law and normative inquiry, including one early career scholar working at the intersection of law and humanistic inquiry. Successful candidates will devote an academic year in residence at Princeton to research, discussion, and scholarly collaboration.  Applicants must have a doctorate, J.D. or an equivalent professional postgraduate degree.  Further information and the electronic application can be found at
As we've mentioned previously, the LAPA program has been very supportive of legal historical work. Previous LAPA fellows include Michelle McKinley (Oregon Law School), James Whitman (Yale Law School), Daniel LaChance (Emory University), David Lieberman (UC Berkeley School of Law), Camille Robcis (Cornell University), Steven Wilf (University of Connecticut), Christopher Beauchamp (Brooklyn Law), Susanna Blumenthal (University of Minnesota), David Sugarman (Lancaster University), Linda Przybyszewski (Notre Dame), and Sarah Barringer Gordon (University of Pennsylvania).