Previous Fellows - 2002-2003

LAPA has hosted fellows since the 2000-2001 academic year. LAPA alumni come from many countries, many disciplines and many levels of seniority. All have shared a common commitment to the study of law and legal institutions. For more on our LAPA alumni, see the listing of fellows by cohort below. Each former LAPA fellow has her/his own "people page" on the site, reachable by link from the person's name in the cohort listings or from the People Archive.


fellows 2002-2003 Back row: Harry Litman, Kal Raustiala, Chris Eisgruber, Cindy Schoeneck, Ran Hirschl; Front row: Mary Dudziak, Fred Aman, Ayelet Shachar, Linda Przybyszewski, Sally Gordon, Kathy Applegate

Alfred C. Aman , 2002-2003 LAPA Fellow, Former Visiting Scholar, 2005-2006
Mary Dudziak , Former Fellow, 2002-2003
Sarah Barringer Gordon , Former Fellow, 2002-2003
Ran Hirschl , Former Fellow, 2002-2003
Harry Litman , LAPA Fellow Traveler<br>Former Fellow, 2002-2003<br>Litman Law Firm
Linda Przybyszewski , Former Fellow, 2002-2003
Kal Raustiala , Former Fellow, 2002-2003

Alfred C. Aman

While at LAPA
Alfred C. Aman is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Rochester with a bachelor of arts in political science in 1967. He earned his J.D. in 1970 from the University of Chicago Law School, where he served as executive editor of the Law Review. Following his graduation, he clerked for the late Elbert Parr Tuttle, senior judge of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, in Atlanta. Aman joined the law firm of Sutherland, Asbill and Brennan (of Atlanta and Washington, D.C.) in 1972. In 1977, he joined the faculty of the Cornell Law School, where he taught until 1991, leaving to become dean at Indiana University School of Law-Bloomington. Aman has continued to teach and write throughout his deanship, and has held appointments as Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Comparative Constitutional Law at the University of Trento, Italy; Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Paris; and Visiting Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge, England. A specialist in constitutional and administrative law, Aman has published a monograph on globalization (Administrative Law in a Global Era, Cornell University Press), a treatise and casebooks on administrative law, and numerous articles and essays. Aman will soon begin work on a book dealing with globalization and democracy. He plans to return to Bloomington following his Princeton fellowship as a member of the law faculty where, in 1999, he was named Roscoe C. O'Byrne Professor of Law.

Mary Dudziak

While at LAPA
Mary L. Dudziak is the Judge Edward J. and Ruey L. Guirado Professor of Law,  History and Political Science at the University of Southern California. She received a bachelor of arts in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1978, a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1984, and a Ph.D. in American studies from Yale in 1992. She was a judicial law clerk for Judge Sam J. Ervin, III, on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Dudziak began her teaching career at the University of Iowa College of Law in 1986. In 1997 she began teaching at the University of Southern California Law School. Her books include Cold War Civil Rights: Race and the Image of American Democracy (Princeton University Press, 2000, second edition forthcoming 2011), and she has written extensively on civil rights history and American legal history. She was awarded the Phi Kappa Phi Faculty Recognition Award at USC in 2002 for Cold War Civil Rights. At LAPA, she began work on Exporting American Dreams:  Thurgood Marshall's African Journey (Oxford University Press, 2008), a transnational work exploring Thurgood Marshall's involvement in constitutional politics in Kenya in the years leading up to independence in 1963.  She also completed work on an edited interdisciplinary collection: September 11 in History:  A Watershed Moment? (Duke University Press, 2003).

Sarah Barringer Gordon

While at LAPA
Sarah Barringer Gordon is a legal historian who specializes in the history of religion in America. She is a professor of law and history at the University of Pennsylvania, where she teaches property, religious history, and courses on church and state. She has published work on blasphemy, women's suffrage, law and literature, and is the author of The Mormon Question: Polygamy and Constitutional Conflict in Nineteenth Century America (University of North Carolina Press, 2002). Gordon holds a bachelor's degree from Vassar College, a J.D. and a Masters in Divinity from Yale, and a Ph.D. in history from Princeton. While at Princeton, she will begin work on a new book project, investigating the litigation practices of religious organizations in the twentieth century, and their important role in the tectonic shift in the understanding of what it means to exercise freedom and bear rights. She also will teach a course: "Resurgence and Rebirth: American Religion and Legal Change in the Twentieth Century."

Ran Hirschl

While at LAPA
Ran Hirschl is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Toronto. His primary areas of interest are comparative public law, constitutional rights, and judicial politics. He holds a bachelor's, master's, and an LL.B. from Tel-Aviv University, as well as a master of arts, master of philosophy, and a Ph.D. from Yale University. He has published extensively on comparative constitutional law and politics in journals such as Law & Social Inquiry, Comparative Politics, Human Rights Quarterly, American Journal of Comparative Law, University of Richmond Law Review, Stanford Journal of International Law, and Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence; as well as in several acclaimed edited volumes. While at Yale and at the University of Toronto he received several fellowships and awards, including a Fulbright Scholar nomination and a Canada Social Science and Humanities Research Council Grant. While at Princeton, he will be completing a book entitled Towards Juristocracy: A Comparative Inquiry into the Origins and Consequences of the New Constitutionalism (Harvard University Press).

Linda Przybyszewski

While at LAPA
Linda Przybyszewski is an associate professor of history at the University of Cincinnati. She received her Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1989. Her primary area of interest is the legal and intellectual history of the United States. She has written on the right to privacy, civil rights law, and gender issues. She is the author of The Republic According to John Marshall Harlan (University of North Carolina Press, 1999) and the editor of Some Memories of a Long Life, 1854-1911 by Malvina Shanklin Harlan (Modern Library, 2002). Her current book project is entitled A Brooding Omnipresence: The Role of Religious Faith in American Legal Thought, 1829-1940. While at Princeton, she will be focusing on the history of the teaching of international law in the academy in the United States and the general population's view of international law and the peace movement.

Kal Raustiala

While at LAPA
Kal Raustiala is an acting professor at UCLA Law School. His research focuses on the links between law and international relations, including regulatory cooperation, international agreements, compliance, and sovereignty. He holds a bachelor's in political science from Duke University, a Ph.D in political science from U.C. San Diego, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. Raustiala has been a research fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington DC, an assistant professor at Brandeis University, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is co-editor of The Implementation and Effectiveness of International Environmental Commitments (with D.G. Victor and E. Skolnikoff, 1998). At Princeton, he will explore the influence of changes in interdependence and globalization on domestic legal doctrines of territoriality and sovereignty, as well as the ways in which international institutions challenge domestic sovereignty and democracy. He will also be a visiting professor in the Politics Department, teaching courses on public international law and global environmental cooperation.