:: 2010 Board of Directors Meeting ::
Results of Elections
There were no changes in either the elected or the appointed officers this year: Constance Backhouse, president; Bruce Mann, president-elect; Maeva Marcus immediate-past-president; Sally Hadden, secretary, and Craig Klafter, treasurer.
Tomiko Brown-Nagin of the University of Virginia, Lyndsay Campbell of the University of Calgary (Canada), David Lieberman of the University of California, Berkeley, and Charles Zelden of Nova Southeastern University were elected to three-year terms on the Board of Directors. For the graduate student seat on the Board of Directors, Greg Ablavsky of the University of Pennsylvania was elected to a three-year term. They replace Alfred L. Brophy of the University of North Carolina, Mary Dudziak of the University of Southern California, Annette Gordon-Reed of Harvard University, Adam Kosto of Columbia University, and Karen M. Tani of the University of Pennsylvania (graduate student representative), whose terms have expired.
Jim Oldham of Georgetown University and Richard Ross of the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), were elected to terms on the Nominating Commitee. They replace Amalia Kessler of Stanford University and Barbara Welke of the University of Minnesota, whose terms have expired.
Prizes and Awards
Cromwell Research Fellowships
William Nelson Cromwell Research
Fellowships were awarded to:
This year’s Preyer Memorial Committee chose two Preyer scholars:
Cromwell Dissertation Prize
The Cromwell Dissertation
prize was awarded to:
Cromwell Book Prize
The Cromwell Book Prize was awarded
This year‘s Surrency
Prize was awarded to:
This year’s Sutherland
Prize was awarded to:
Reid Book Prize
The John Phillip Reid
Prize for the best book in legal history published in English during the
previous the calendar year was awarded
Other Board Business
Elections. The Board authorized the Secretary and the chair of the Membership Committee to work out a system for electronic balloting in the Society's elections with a view to having this system in place in time for next fall's election.
Student Dues. The Board voted to reduce student dues from $25.00 a year to $15.00 a year, beginning in 2012.
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