World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Dorothea S. Clarke Professor of Feminist Jurisprudence

Article Id: WHEBN0033882920
Reproduction Date:

Title: Dorothea S. Clarke Professor of Feminist Jurisprudence  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Martha Albertson Fineman, Cynthia Grant Bowman
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Dorothea S. Clarke Professor of Feminist Jurisprudence

The Dorothea S. Clarke Professorship of Feminist Jurisprudence was founded at Cornell Law School in 1997, and is the first endowed chair in feminist jurisprudence at a law school in the United States. The professorship is one of three named professorships at Cornell endowed by Exxon executive Jack G. Clarke and Dorothea S. Clarke. The professorship is intended for "a law professor who has achieved distinction in a field related to women and the law, such as civil rights, family law, and feminist jurisprudence." The first holder of the chair, Martha Fineman, took office in 1999.[1]

The professorship has been held by

The other professorships endowed by Jack G. Clarke and Dorothea S. Clarke are the Jack G. Clarke Professor of Far East Legal Studies and the Jack G. Clarke Professor of International and Comparative Law.


  1. ^
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.