History of the American Administrative State

Information Introduction

Section 1, Fall 23

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 2/3
Credits: 3
Days Time Room Start Date End Date


1100-1300 WB116

Course Description

This course will explore the development of the American administrative state from the nineteenth century through the present. We will engage political and theoretical debates over the bureaucratic state’s role, and its implications for democracy and inequality. Our readings will include work by historians, social scientists, and legal academics.

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): None

Description: None

Written Work Product

Students will be required to submit response papers throughout the course (directly to the instructor, not via EXPO), and submit a substantial research paper via EXPO by noon on Dec. 20th (day before last day of exam period).

Other Course Details

Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None

Exclusive With: None

Laptops Allowed: Yes

First Day Attendance Required: No

Course Resources: To be announced.

Course Notes: This course is cross-listed with the History Dept. (HIUS 8452). The seats reflected above are for LAW 9021. Students in a LAW degree program must submit an e-form to SRO (available via LawWeb) to request enrollment in HIUS 8452.

Graduation Requirements

Satisfies Understanding Bias/Racism/Cross-Cultural Competency requirement: Yes

Satisfies Writing Requirement: Yes

Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No

Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

Additional Course Information

Schedule No.: 123820335

Modified Type: ABA Seminar

Cross Listed: Yes

Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic: HIUS 8452 (20474)

Waitlist Count: 0

Concentrations: Constitutional Law , Environmental and Land Use Law

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