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Andrew Porwancher

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Andrew Porwancher

Wick Cary Associate Professor

Email: porwancher@ou.edu | Phone: 325-2234 | Office: CARN 219 | Full CV (pdf)

Andrew Porwancher

Andrew Porwancher (Ph.D. Cambridge, A.M. Brown, B.A. Northwestern, summa cum laude) is a core faculty member of the Institute for the American Constitutional Heritage. He is the author of The Devil Himself: A Tale of Honor, Insanity, and the Birth of Modern America (Oxford University Press, 2016) and John Henry Wigmore and the Rules of Evidence: The Hidden Origins of Modern Law (University of Missouri Press, 2016), an inaugural book of the series "Studies in Constitutional Democracy."  He has lectured across the United States and in England, Israel, Mexico, and Qatar.  In 2017, he won the Longmire Prize for Teaching.

Dr. Porwancher is currently at work on a book entitled, The Jewish Life of Alexander Hamilton (under contract with Harvard University Press).  He formerly held the Alistair Horne Fellowship at Oxford, the Garwood Fellowship at Princeton, and a Senior Research Fellowship at Yeshiva University. In the spring of 2019, he is serving as a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the Clements Center at the University of Texas at Austin.  www.andrewporwancher.com