Professor Gloria Whiting’s Article Recognized as Exemplary Work Related to Legal History

Gloria Whiting portraitWriting in JOTWELL, a journal that celebrates “the best new scholarship relevant to the law,” historian Allison Madar (University of Oregon) highlighted Professor Gloria Whiting’s 2020 article from The William & Mary Quarterly titled, “Race, Slavery, and the Problem of Numbers in Early New England: A View from Probate Court.” Madar praised the work both for its “significant contributions to the study of slavery in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century New England” and for its “new insights into…scholarly debates regarding the utility of quantitative analysis for historians of slavery.”

Read Madar’s full review, “The ‘Problem’ of Numbers.