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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."

Dr. Porwancher is currently at work on a book entitled, The Jewish Founding Father: Alexander Hamilton's Hidden Life (under contract with Harvard University Press). In 2013-2014, he served as the Alistair Horne Fellow at the University of Oxford. He is on sabbatical as a Senior Research Fellow at Yeshiva University in the fall of 2017 and the Garwood Fellow at Princeton University in the spring of 2018.