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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, M.A. Brown, B.A. Northwestern, summa cum laude) offers courses in Constitutional Studies. From 2020–2022, he is serving as the Ernest May Fellow at Harvard's Belfer Center. His newest book is The Jewish World of Alexander Hamilton (Princeton, 2021). Porwancher's other books include The Devil Himself: A Tale of Honor, Insanity, and the Birth of Modern America (Oxford, 2016), which was adapted into a theatrical presentation in Dublin, and John Henry Wigmore and the Rules of Evidence: The Hidden Origins of Modern Law (Missouri, 2016), an inaugural volume in the series "Studies in Constitutional Democracy." 

Porwancher previously served as the Horne Fellow at Oxford, the Garwood Fellow at Princeton, and held senior research fellowships at the Straus Center (Yeshiva) and Clements Center (Texas). In 2017, he won the Longmire Prize for innovation in teaching. He is now at work on his fourth book, Theodore Roosevelt and the Jews (under contract with Princeton), and his fifth, The Legal Legacy of James Bradley Thayer (under review).   www.andrewporwancher.com