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Current Member

Emily Kadens

Funding provided by the Fund for Historical Studies

Affiliation

Historical Studies

Field of Study

Premodern European Legal History

Home Institution

Northwestern University

Emily Kadens studies the legal history of premodern Europe with a focus on commercial law and practice. During her term at the IAS, she will be working on a book on the history of commercial cheating in early modern England. The project examines the varieties of fraud, the abuse of trust and reputation, and the limits of legislation.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Historical Studies
current
Spring

Degrees

University of Chicago
J.D.
2004
Princeton University
Ph.D.
2001
Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve
diplome d'etudes med
1995
University of Chicago
M.A.
1993
University of Chicago
B.A.
1992

Honors

2013
Richard & Diane Cummins Legal History Research Grant
2012
Kluge Fellowship
2011
American Bankruptcy Law Journal Editors' Prize
2010
Sutherland Prize

Appointments

Northwestern University
2013–2021
Professor of Law
University of Texas at Austin
2010–2012
Baker and Botts Professor of Law
University of Texas at Austin
2005–2010
Assistant Professor