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Alison LaCroix : Curriculum Vitae


Harvard University
PhD, History, 2007
AM, History, 2003

Yale Law School
JD, 1999

  • Essays Editor, Yale Law Journal
  • Managing Editor, Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities

Yale University
BA, History, summa cum laude, 1996

  • Phi Beta Kappa, distinction in the major
  • Managing Editor, Yale Daily News


University of Chicago Law School
Professor of Law, 2011-present; Ludwig and Hilde Wolf Teaching Scholar, 2013 – present;
Assistant Professor of Law, Autumn 2006-2011

New York University School of Law
Samuel I. Golieb Fellowship in Legal History, Fellow, 2005-2006

Harvard University
Senior Thesis Advisor, Department of History, 2004-2005

Harvard University
Head Teaching Fellow, Department of History/Core Program, Spring 2004

Debevoise & Plimpton, New York, N.Y.
Associate, Litigation Department, 1999-2001 and Summer 1998

National Endowment for the Humanities, Washington, D.C.
Law Clerk, Office of the General Counsel, Summer 1997


John Thornton Kirkland Fellowship, Harvard University, 2005-06
Charles Warren Center Term-Time and Summer Fellowships, 2004-05
Mark DeWolfe Howe Fund Grant, Harvard Law School, 2004
Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies, 2001-02


Bar admissions:

  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • American Society for Legal History
  • American Historical Association
  • Organization of American Historians
  • Society for Historians of the Early American Republic