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) 

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.