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

Bio

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.

 

Publications:

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.