Bruce Mann

Historian, Person


Who is Bruce Mann?

Bruce Hartling Mann is the Carl F. Schipper, Jr. Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and a legal historian whose research focuses on the relationship among legal, social, and economic change in early America. He began at Harvard Law School in Fall 2006, after being the Leon Meltzer Professor of Law and Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania.

Mann graduated from Hingham High School in 1968.

Mann holds A.B. and A.M. degrees from Brown University and M.Phil., J.D., and Ph.D. degrees from Yale University. His dissertation is titled "Rationality, Legal Change, and Community in Connecticut, 1690–1760." Mann is licensed to pratice law in Connecticut since 1975.

After graduation, Mann taught at the University of Connecticut School of Law, Washington University in St. Louis, and other places. In 1987, Mann started to teach at the University of Pennsylvania.

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on July 23, 2013


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