2017 ACLS Fellowship Recipients from the American Society for Legal History

We are very pleased to announce the 2017 cohort of ACLS fellowship recipients from among the members of the ASLH.


Chazkel, Amy – ACLS Fellowship Program Associate Professor, History, City University of New York, Queens College

Urban Chiaroscuro: Rio de Janeiro and the Politics of Nightfall


Gross, Ariela J. – ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship Professor, Law and History, University of Southern California

Comparing Law, Slavery, Race and Freedom in the Americas: Cuba, Louisiana, and Virginia, 1500-1868


Nolan, Rachel – Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship Doctoral Candidate, History, New York University

“Children for Export”: A History of International Adoption from Guatemala


Schmitt, Casey – Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship Doctoral Candidate, History, College of William & Mary

Bound among Nations: Labor Coercion in the Early Seventeenth-Century Caribbean

Student Research Colloquium announced

The American Society for Legal History will host a Student Research Colloquium (SRC) on Wednesday, October 25, and Thursday, October 26, 2017, immediately preceding the ASLH’s annual meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. The SRC enables a small number of Ph.D. students and law students to discuss their in-progress dissertations and law review articles with distinguished […]

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Kathryn T. Preyer Scholars: Call for Papers, 2017

Named after the late Kathryn T. Preyer, a distinguished historian of the law of early America known for her generosity to young legal historians, the program of Kathryn T. Preyer Scholars is designed to help legal historians at the beginning of their careers. At the annual meeting of the Society two early career legal historians […]

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