Ph.D., Jurisprudence & Social Policy, University of California, Berkeley
B.A., History and American Studies, University of Virginia (cum laude)
Victoria Saker Woeste was educated at the University of Virginia (B.A.) and the University of California at Berkeley (M.A., Ph.D.), where she trained as an interdisciplinary academic in law and…
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Understanding how law mediates and shapes the relationships among the state, the market, and society in U.S. history; uncovering institutional and organizational responses to legal and economic change. Recent scholarship has investigated the relationship of Henry Ford's antisemitism to the law of group libel, American racial politics, and 1920s political economy. Future projects include a biography of Louis Marshall, constitutional lawyer and Jewish civil rights advocate (1856-1929), and further study of the legal history of American agriculture in the second half of the twentieth century.