Daniel Platt


Assistant Professor Daniel PlattPh.D., Brown University

Assistant Professor

University of Illinois at Springfield
Legal Studies Department
E-Mail: dplat2@uis.edu
Telephone: (217)206-7807
Office:  PAC 334


Daniel Platt is a teacher and scholar specializing in law, cultural history, and the history of capitalism. He earned his PhD in American Studies at Brown University in 2018 and was a postdoctoral fellow in interdisciplinary legal studies at The Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy at the University at Buffalo School of Law.



Moral Debt in Modern America (under contract with University of Chicago Press)

“The Domestication of Credit,” History of the Present 9 (Fall 2019), 142-165.

“The Natures of Capital: Jewish Difference and the Decline of American Usury Law, 1910-1925,” Journal of American History 104 (March 2018), 863-878.