Sanford Levinson

W. St. John Garwood and W. St. John Garwood, Jr. Centennial Chair Professor of Government, The University of Texas School of Law

Sanford Levinson is the W. St. John Garwood and W. St. John Garwood, Jr. Centennial Chair and a professor of government at the University of Texas. He has been teaching law and government at UT since 1980, following a teaching position at Princeton University. His specialty is the United States Constitution, about which he has written hundreds of articles and several books. His most recent book Framed: America’s 51 Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance, looks at the United States Constitution in the context of American state constitutions, many of which are interestingly different in providing models of governance. He was elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2001.  

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