Susanna Blumenthal is a William Prosser Professor of Law and Professor of History and Co-Director of the Program in Law and History. Her research is concerned with the historical relationship between law and the human sciences. She is the author of Law and the Modern Mind: Consciousness and Responsibility in American Legal Culture (Harvard University Press, 2016), in addition to many essays and law review articles, appearing in Harvard Law Review, UCLA Law Review, and Law and History Review. Her current book project, The Apprehension of Fraud, explores the role of law in policing the ambiguous borderland between capitalism and crime in nineteenth-century America. Recognition of her work most recently includes an Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies to support her research.
Co-Leader, "Refusing Disposability: Racial and Disability Justice Toward Another World"