Date: Monday, 02 December 2019
James Q. Whitman is an American lawyer and Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law at Yale University. He graduated from Yale University with a B.A. and a J.D., from Columbia University with a M.A., and from the University of Chicago with a Ph.D. He was a Guggenheim Fellow. In 2015, he was awarded a doctorate honoris causa by the KU Leuven (Catholic University of Leuven. Whitman's 2017 book, Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law, received critical acclaim.