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About Mary L. Dudziak

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 Law School. A legal historian whose research focuses on international approaches to American legal history, she has written extensively about the impact of foreign affairs on civil rights policy during the Cold War and other topics in 20th-century American legal history. Her newest book is Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall’s African Journey (Oxford University Press, 2008), on Thurgood Marshall’s work on the Kenya independence constitution. Current projects include How War Made America: A 20th Century History, under contract with Oxford University Press.
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Positions

Present University of Southern California Law School, University of Southern California Law
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Present Judge Edward J. and Ruey L. Guirado Professor of Law, History and Political Science, University of Southern California Law
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Curriculum Vitae


Disciplines

Law

Honors and Awards

  • Guggenheim Fellowship, 2007
  • Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Member, School of Social Science, 2007-08
  • American Council of Learned Societies, Fellowship, 2006
  • Program on Law and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, Fellowship
  • Residency, Rockefeller Study and Conference Center, Bellagio, Italy
  • Distinguished Lecturer, Organization of American Historians


Contact Information

University of Southern California Law School
University Park
Los Angeles, CA 90089

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Books (5)

Articles and Essays (14)

Other Works (1)

Short Essays and Op-Eds (12)