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Ian Drake

Associate Professor, Political Science and Law

Office:
Dickson Hall 208
Email:
drakei@mail.montclair.edu
Phone:
973-655-7223
Degrees:
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
J.D., University of Richmond School of Law
Ph.D., University of Maryland at College Park
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Current Position: Associate Professor
University Pre-Law Advisor

Education:
B.A., History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1992

J.D., University of Richmond, 1996

Ph.D., History, University of Maryland, College Park, 2010

Dr. Drake obtained his Ph.D. in American history from the University of Maryland at College Park in 2010. His teaching interests include the American judiciary and legal system, the U.S. Supreme Court and constitutional history, the history and contemporary study of law and society, broadly construed, and political theory. His recent research interests include the history of American constitutional law and private law, particularly tort and contract law. Dr. Drake is currently conducting research on animal protection laws, First Amendment rights, and the politics of the treatment of animals used in industrial agriculture and scientific research. Prior to earning his Ph.D. in history, Dr. Drake practiced law in the areas of insurance and tort law.

Specialization

American Legal and Political History
Political Theory
Constitutional History and Law
Environmental History and Law
Tort History and Law

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Office Hours

Fall

Monday
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Tuesday
9:30 am - 11:30 am

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