G. Edward White

John B. Minor Professor of Law and Professor of History

(434) 924-3455

361 Law
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Field & Specialties

American Legal History, Intellectual History


B.A. Amherst College 1963
M.A. Yale 1964
Ph.D. Yale 1967
J.D. Harvard Law 1970  

David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law (1986)

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Publications, Awards, and Activities

The Marshall Court and Cultural Change, 1815-1835. Macmillan, 1988.

Earl Warren: A Public Life. Oxford University Press, 1982, paper, 1986.

Tort Law in America: An Intellectual History. Oxford University Press, 1980; paper, 1985.

Patterns of American Legal Thought. Bobbs Merrill, 1978; paper, 1983.

The American Judicial Tradition. Oxford University Press, 1976; paper, 1978.

The Eastern Establishment and the Western Experience. Yale, 1968.

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, 1984-85.

National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Fellowship, 1977-78, 1983-84.

Winner, American Bar Association Gavel Award, 1979, 1981, 1983.  

Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
Nau Hall - South Lawn
Charlottesville, VA 22904


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