Sophia Lee, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Book Talk: The Workplace Constitution from the New Deal to the New Right

Date: 
Mon, 10/19/2015
Location: 
029 Robertson Hall
Audience: 
Princeton University Community

A lunch series for Faculty and Students:  RSVP required to lapaeven@princeton.edu

Sophia Lee is Professor of Law and History and Deputy Dean at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. She is a legal historian whose scholarship synthesizes labor, constitutional, and administrative law. She has written about administrative agencies’ role in shaping constitutional law; civil rights and labor advocates’ challenges to workplace discrimination during the early Cold War; and conservative legal movements in the post-New Deal era. Her new book, The Workplace Constitution from the New Deal to the New Right, was published this year by Cambridge University Press. Her articles can be found in the Yale Law Journal, the Virginia Law Review, and Law & History Review. She earned her J.D. and Ph.D. in history from Yale. Prior to joining the Penn Law faculty, she clerked for the Honorable Kimba M. Wood of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.