Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy

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Angela P. Harris

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-6730-0_268-1

Biographical Information

Angela P. Harris earned a BA in Creative Writing and English Literature from the University of Michigan in 1981, an MA in Social Science from the University of Chicago in 1983, and a JD from the University of Chicago Law School in 1986. Harris clerked for Judge Joel M. Flaum on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and practiced with the firm Morrison & Foerster (San Fransisco). She joined the UC Berkeley School of Law in 1989 and has been a visiting professor at the law schools of Stanford, Yale, and Georgetown. Harris served as the vice dean of research and faculty development at the SUNY Buffalo School of Law from 2010 to 2011 before joining the UC Davis School of Law in 2011. Harris is currently Distinguished Professor of Law and the Boochever and Bird Endowed Chair for the Study and Teaching of Freedom and Equality at UC Davis.

Harris founded the Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice at Berkeley Law and the Aoki Center for Critical Race and Nation...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyVillanova UniversityRadnor TownshipUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Sally Scholz
    • 1
  1. 1.Philosophy DepartmentVillanova UniversityVillanovaUSA