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academic administrator , law educator

Gerhard Casper, German Academic administrator, law educator. Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences; member International Academy Comparative Law, American Bar Foundation (board directors 1979-1987), Council Foreign Rels., American Law Institute(county since 1980), Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise (permanent committee since 1985), American Philosophical Society M C.

Background

Casper, Gerhard was born on December 25, 1937 in Hamburg, Germany. Son of Heinrich and Hertha Casper.

Education

Legal state exam, University Freiburg, University Hamburg, 1961. Dr.iur.utr., University Freiburg, Germany, 1964. Master of Laws, Yale University, 1962.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Yale University, 2000. Doctor of Laws (honorary), John Marshall Law School, 1982. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Chicago-Kent College Law, 1987.

Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Uppsala University, 2000.

Career

Assistant professor political science, University of California, Berkeley, 1964-1966;associate professor of law and political science, University of Chicago, 1966-1969;professor, University of Chicago, 1969-1976;Max Pam professor of law, University of Chicago, 1976-1980;William B. Graham professor of law, University of Chicago, 1980-1987;William B. Graham Distinguished Svc. professor of law, University of Chicago, 1987-1992;dean law school, University of Chicago, 1979-1987;provost, University of Chicago, 1989-1992;professor of law, Stanford (California) U., since 1992;president, Stanford (California) U., since 1992. Visiting professor law Catholic U., Louvain, Belgium, 1970, U. Munich, 1988, 91;board directors Encyclopedia Britannica.

Works

Membership

Successor trustee Yale University, since 2000. Board directors American Academy in Berlin, since 2000. Board trustees Central European University, Budapest.

Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences. Member International Academy Comparative Law, American Bar Foundation (board directors 1979-1987), Council Foreign Relations, American Law Institute (council since 1980), American Philosophical Society, The Trilateral Commission, since 1996, Order pour la mérite für Wissenschaften und Kunste.

Connections

Married Regina Koschel, December 26, 1964. 1 child, Hanna.

father:
Heinrich Casper

mother:
Hertha Casper

spouse:
Regina Koschel

child:
Hanna Casper