Alan Tarr has been named the 2013-2014 Ann and Herbert W. Vaughan Visiting Fellow in the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. While at Princeton, Professor Tarr will conduct research for a book on popular constitutionalism in the states, which will be published by Oxford University Press.
In May 2013, Michael Javen Fortner received a grant of $1,107 from the New York State Archives Partnership Trust and the New York State Archives to support his research on the Rockefeller Drug Laws.
In May 2013, Michael Javen Fortner and Ashley Nickels received a University Research Council Grant Award of $1,500 to support their project “Principles, Prejudice, and Policies.”
Michael Javen Fortner’s article “The Carceral State and the Crucible of Black Politics: An Urban History of the Rockefeller Drug Laws” has been published in the latest issue of Studies in American Political Development.
In February 2013, Michael Javen Fortner received a grant of $1,000 from the Rockefeller Archives Center to support his research on the Rockefeller Drug Laws.