Mary L. Dudziak, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Law at Emory University, is a leading legal historian of the U.S. and the world. She is past-president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, and an honorary fellow of the American Society for Legal History.

Dudziak is the author of War Time: An Idea, Its History, Its Consequences (Oxford University Press, 2012); Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall’s African Journey (Oxford University Press, 2008); Cold War Civil Rights: Race and the Image of American Democracy (Princeton University Press, 2000, 2nd ed. 2011); and other works. She is co-editor with Mark Bradley of Making the Forever War: Marilyn Young on the Politics and Culture of American War (forthcoming University of Massachusetts Press, 2020), and is currently writing Going to War: An American History (under contract, Oxford University Press).

Dudziak's research has been supported by the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation; the School of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton; the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford; the American Council of Learned Societies; and others.

Last Updated: August 25, 2020