Dr. Leslie F. Goldstein

A Horizontal Rule
Dr. Leslie F. Goldstein

Judge Hugh M. Morris Professor Emerita
Political Science and International Relations

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Leslie F. Goldstein, PhD (Cornell University, 1974) joined the Department in 1973. She specializes in Constitutional Law, Gender and Law and Political Theory. Her research interests include law and courts in the global order; comparative women's rights; and the history of political thought. Professor Goldstein teaches constitutional law and civil liberties; gender, sex and law; history of political philosophy; history of American political thought; politics and literature. She is currently at work on a book on the Supreme Court and racial minorities. Professor Goldstein retired from the Department in January 2012.

Recent Publications:

"A 'Triumph of Freedom' After All? Prigg v. Pennsylvania Re-examined," Law and History Review, volume 29, issue 03, pp. 763-796.

Culture Religion and Indigenous People,' Maryland Law Review (winter 2010), Vol.69:101-117, with co-author David Bogen.

'Constitutionalism as Judicial Review: Historical Lessons from the U.S. Case,' in The Supreme Court and the Idea of Constitutionalism, ed. M. Richard Zinman, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009.

'The Rule of Law and the European Union' in Reason, Faith and Politics, ed. Arthur Melzer and Robert Kraynak (Lexington Books, 2008).

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