Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Balleisen Named Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies

A press release from Duke University brings word that “Ed Balleisen, associate professor of history and public policy whose research has led to collaborations with faculty from law, business, environment and other units, has been named vice provost for interdisciplinary studies, Provost Sally Kornbluth announced Monday.” Legal historians well know Professor Balleisen’s work, which includes
a landmark study of bankruptcy in nineteenth-century America, installments of a forthcoming history of business fraud, his collaboration with David Moss on a Tobin Project volume, and papers bridging the fields of history, public policy, law and ethics. Congratulations, Ed!