Blumenthal Honored with Named Professorship

Susanna Blumenthal
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Prof. Susanna Blumenthal has been appointed to a prestigious named professorship at the University of Minnesota Law School, assuming the title of the William L. Prosser Professor of Law on May 4. She is an affiliate faculty member of the Consortium and a scholar of American legal history who is the author of Law and the Modern Mind: Consciousness and Responsibility in American Legal Culture, which is "a thoughtful study of American law’s confrontation with insanity during the 19th century." (Los Angeles Review of Books). Consortium chair Susan M. Wolf also holds a named professorship in the Law School, endowed by Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, as well as the McKnight Presidential Professorhip of Law, Medicine & Public Policy.