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Professor Julie Stone Peters, BA (Yale), PhD (Princeton), JD (Columbia)


Global Professorial Fellow



Professor Julie Stone Peters is the H. Gordon Garbedian Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. Her work—on law and humanities, performance, and media—traverses traditional disciplinary and period divisions. Her most recent book is Law as Performance: Theatricality, Spectatorship, and the Making of Law in Ancient, Medieval, and Early Modern Europe (Oxford UP, 2022). She was the Founding Director of the Columbia College Human Rights Program, currently teaches in the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, and is working on a book about contemporary legal media cultures.


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