B.Com., The University of Auckland LL.B. (Hons), The University of Auckland LL.M., Harvard Law School
New Zealand |Harvard Law School, Doctor of Juridical Science
Sam is interested in the intersection of private and public law. His thesis explores recent developments in tort and restitution actions against the state for legislative error. Sam commenced his career as a Judges’ Clerk at the High Court of New Zealand, and practiced as a solicitor and Junior Crown Counsel at Meredith Connell, Auckland, and as a government litigation lawyer in London, U.K.
M.A. (First Class Honours) in History, The University of Auckland B.A. (First Class Honours) in History, The University of Auckland LL.B., The University of Auckland
New Zealand | Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Ph.D. in Early Modern European History
Louis has wide-ranging historical interests but his main focus at Harvard is early modern cultural and intellectual history. In particular, he examines the ways in which people in a number of European countries in this period attempted to understand and respond to large-scale calamities and disasters. His other research interests include Renaissance festivals and polemical pamphlet literature.... Read more about Louis Gerdelan