Professor Gloria Whiting Wins Prize for Best Article in American Legal History

Gloria Whiting headshotProfessor Gloria Whiting has received the Cromwell Prize from the American Society for Legal History for her article, “Race, Slavery, and the Problem of Numbers in Early New England: A View from Probate Court.” This prize is awarded annually for the best article in American legal history published by an early career scholar during the previous calendar year. Hailed by the prize committee as a “vitally important and courageous piece of scholarship that uses law to understand the dynamics of power and the humanity of the powerless,” Whiting’s essay was published by the William and Mary Quarterly in 2020. For the full announcement, see the American Society for Legal History website.