Richard Keyser

Senior Lecturer, Legal Studies Program

7131 Sewell Social Sciences
1180 Observatory Dr.
rkeyser (at) wisc.edu
(608)-890-4647
Office Hours: Tues. and Thur., 2:30 -4:00 pm (Spring 2017)

I teach primarily in UW’s Legal Studies Program, which is an interdisciplinary undergraduate program that takes a broad humanistic and social scientific approach to legal topics (it is a part of the Center for Law, Society, and Justice). I am also a teaching associate in the History Department, and a faculty associate of the Center for Culture, History, and the Environment, or CHE (a part of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies). Trained as a historian, my teaching and research interests focus on legal and environmental history.

Courses:

  • Legal Studies/History 261: American Legal History to 1860
  • Legal Studies/History 262: American Legal History to the Present (Syllabus, Spring 2018)
  • History/Environmental Studies 328: Environmental History of Europe
  • Legal Studies/Environmental Studies/History 430: Law and Environment, Honors Seminar (Syllabus, Spring 2018)

Education: Ph.D., History, Johns Hopkins University, 2001. Curriculum Vitae.