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Howard Gillman Biography, Education, Career, Books

Howard Gillman An award-winning scholar and teacher who became UC Irvine’s 6th chancellor on Sept. 18, 2014. He had previously served as provost

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Howard Gillman Biography

Howard Gillman An award-winning scholar and teacher who became UC Irvine’s 6th chancellor on Sept. 18, 2014. He had previously served as provost and executive vice chancellor since June 2013 and interim chancellor since July 1, 2014.

He has academic appointments in the departments of political science, history, law, and criminology, law & society.

Howard Gillman Education

Howard went to the University of California Los Angeles. He attained B.A, Political Science in 1980. M.A. in political science, !981 and PhD. Political science in 1988

Howard Gillman Career

Prior to his appointment at UC Irvine, Gillman was a professor of political science, history and law at the University of Southern California.

From 2007 to 2012, he was dean of the USC David & Dana Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, the largest, oldest and most diverse academic unit at USC, with 33 departments, dozens of research centres and institutes.

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7,000 undergraduates, 1,200 doctoral students, and nearly 800 faculty members with expertise in the humanities, social sciences, and physical, biological and natural sciences.

            Awards|Achievements

He has received a number of awards for his scholarly contributions, including the C. Herman Pritchett Award for best book in the field of public law.

He additionally received the American Judicature Society Award for the best paper presented at a regional or national conference, both bestowed by the Law & Courts Section of the American Political Science Association.

He has chaired that section and been honoured by it for exceptional service and mentoring.

His dedication to students and teaching has been recognized with honours such as the USC Dornsife’s General Education Teaching Award and the Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching – USC’s highest career achievement award, given to only two faculty members each year.

Howard Gillman prior Courses

  • American Constitutional Development (graduate seminar
  • American Constitutional Law and Theory (graduate seminar)
  • The Supreme Court (undergraduate lecture and graduate seminar)
  • Law, Politics, and Public Policy (undergraduate lecture and graduate seminar)
  • The Federal Judiciary; Constitutional Law – Separation of Powers
  • Fundamental Freedoms-Constitutional Law
  • Constitutional Law – Rights of the Accused; The Criminal Justice System
  • Jurisprudence; History of the Anglo-American Legal System
  • Watergate, the Iran-Contra Affair, and Constitutional Democracy (senior seminar)
  • The Founding of the American Constitution (senior seminar)
  • Theories of Constitutional Interpretation (senior honours seminar)
  • Law in Film; Introduction to American Politics
  • Contemporary Issues in American Politics (senior honours seminar)
  • The American Presidency
  • Modern Times (an interdisciplinary general education course)
  • Marxism and Pragmatism (graduate seminar)

Howard Gillman Writing| Books

Apart from being the chancellor of UC Irvine, Howard Gillman has also written a number of books.
He has authored more than 40 articles and co-edited two other volumes and book chapters.

He has as well received many awards for his scholarship, and for teaching excellence and dedication to students.

Some of his books include;

  • The Constitution Besieged: The Rise and Demise of Lochner Era Police Powers Jurisprudence (Duke 1993)
  • The Votes That Counted: How the Court Decided the 2000 Presidential Election (Chicago 2001)
  • American Constitutionalism (with Mark Graber and Keith Whittington)