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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 ofThe Devil Himself: A Tale of Honor, Insanity, and the Birth of Modern America (Oxford, 2016) and John Henry Wigmore and the Rules of Evidence: The Hidden Origins of Modern Law (Missouri, 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.

Porwancher's third book, The Jewish World of Alexander Hamilton (Princeton) will appear in 2021, and he is now at work on his fourth, Theodore Roosevelt and the Jews (Princeton). He has held research fellowships at several universities, including Oxford, Yeshiva, Princeton, and Texas. For the 2020-2021 academic year, Porwancher will be on leave as the Ernest May Fellow at Harvard University.  www.andrewporwancher.com