Speaker Series: Dr. Michele Landis Dauber, Stanford Law School
Start: Mar 3,
End: Mar 3, 8:00 PM
Location: Russell Center
A law professor and a sociologist, Dr. Michele Landis Dauber studies the relationship between welfare programs and disaster relief programs in the formation of the modern American welfare state. She has focused her scholarship on aspects of the history of the New Deal and the fate of the legal doctrines and policies it created. She has also written about abortion clinic conflict, social security privatization, affirmative action, and the early history of administrative law during the War of 1812. She is author, most recently, of The Sympathetic State: Disaster Relief and the Origins of the American Welfare State (2013).