Mary Dudziak (Emory) has been appointed as the Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance at the Library of Congress's John W. Kluge Center. It is a 5-month appointment. Here is a portion of the LOC's press release:
Mary L. Dudziak is a leading U.S. legal historian. Her research is at the intersection of domestic law and U.S. international affairs. She is now writing about war and political accountability in American history. * * * During the 2014–15 academic year, she will be a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, and in fall 2015 she will be the Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance at the Library of Congress.
Professor Dudziak is the author of War·Time: An Idea, Its History, Its Consequences (Oxford University Press, 2012); Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall's African Journey (Oxford University Press, 2008); Cold War Civil Rights: Race and the Image of American Democracy (Princeton University Press, 2000) (2nd ed. 2011); editor of September 11 in History: A Watershed Moment? (Duke University Press, 2003); and co-editor (with Leti Volpp) of Legal Borderlands: Law and the Construction of American Borders, a special issue of American Quarterly (September 2005), reissued by Johns Hopkins University Press in March 2006. Her next book is Going to War: An American History, under contract with Oxford University Press. Other works on civil rights history and 20th-century constitutional history have appeared in numerous law reviews and other journals. She founded the Legal History Blog and contributes to Balkinization.
The full release is here.
Congratulations, Professor Dudziak!