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Law educator

James Boyd White, American Law educator. Sinclair Kennedy Traveling fellow, 1964-1965; National Endowment for Humanities fellow, 1979-1980, 92; Guggenheim fellow, 1993; visiting scholar Phi Beta Kappa, 1997-1998. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Law Institute.

Background

White, James Boyd was born on July 28, 1938 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Benjamin Vroom and Charlotte Green (Conover) White.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst College, 1960; A.M., Harvard University, 1961; Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1964.

Career

Association, Foley, Hoag & Eliot, Boston, 1964-1967; assistant professor of law, University Colorado, 1967-1969; associate professor, U. Colorado, 1969-1973; professor, U. Colorado, 1973-1975; professor of law, University of Chicago, 1975-1983; Hart Wright professor of law and English, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, since 1983. Visiting associate professor Stanford University, 1972.

Works

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Law Institute.

Connections

Married Mary Louise Fitch, January 1, 1978. Children: Emma Lillian, Henry Alfred. Children by previous marriage: Catherine Conover, John Southworth.

father:
Benjamin Vroom White

mother:
Charlotte Green (Conover) White

spouse:
Mary Louise Fitch

child:
Emma Lillian White

child:
Henry Alfred White