A.B., History, 1973, and J.D., 1989, Stanford University; M.A., U.S. History, 1978, and Ph.D., U.S. Economic History, 1979, University of California, San Diego; Member, Illinois State Bar; Order of the Coif
Arthur F. McEvoy came to Southwestern in 2008 from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he was the J. Willard Hurst Professor of Law and had been a member of the faculty since 1994. He held joint appointments in the Department of History and the Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at Madison, serving as chair of the Environment and Resources Program. Prior to joining the Wisconsin faculty, he spent 14 years on the History faculty at Northwestern University, where he was named as the Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence and was honored for his teaching several times by Northwestern's student government. He also served as a Research Fellow and Co-Editor of Law & Social Inquiry at the American Bar Foundation in Chicago.
"I'm particularly interested in the vital relationships between environmental and other progressive areas of law including individual rights, social justice, corporate responsibility and political democracy."