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Sophia Z. Lee

Professor of Law and History

Sophia Lee is a legal historian whose scholarship synthesizes constitutional and administrative law. She has written about administrative agencies’ role in shaping constitutional law; civil rights and labor advocates’ challenges to workplace discrimination during the early Cold War; and conservative legal movements in the post-New Deal era.

Her book The Workplace Constitution from the New Deal to the New Right was published by Cambridge University Press. Shorter pieces appear in the Yale Law Journal, Virginia Law Review, Law & History Review, and the University of Pennsylvania Law Review.

She is currently working on a history of constitutional privacy.