My research focuses on the intellectual and political development of American business law, particularly in the areas of tax, antitrust, and corporate governance.

  • U.S. Legal/Economic History

MA Title:

  • "The Historical Origins of the Debt-Equity Distinction"

Working Dissertation Title:

  • "Legal-Economic Policy Development in Twentieth-Century America"


  • B.A., University of Rochester, J.D., Columbia Law School

Selected Publications:

  • "Law and Economics Scholarship and Supreme Court Antitrust Jurisprudence, 1950-2010," Lewis & Clark Law Review 21 (forthcoming)
  • "The Historical Origins of the Debt-Equity Distinction," Florida Tax Review 18 (2015): 95-152

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Historical Association
  • American Society for Legal History
  • Economic History Association
  • Social Science History Association

Courses Taught as TA:

  • Immigration and Assimilation in American History
  • Population Problems
  • Eating, Drinking, Gambling, and Sex Beyond the National State
  • Sociology of Law

Camden Hutchinson

Camden Hutchison

Colleen Dunlavy