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Timothy James Ph.D.Timothy James Ph.D.

Professor, History
Department of Humanities
Beaufort campus
Grayson House 203
843-521-4151
TJAMES@USCB.EDU

 

Timothy M. James earned his doctorate in history from the University of Chicago in 2006. He is currently Professor of History in the Department of Humanities at the University of South Carolina Beaufort where he teaches Colonial and Modern Latin American history, American legal history, the History of Human Rights, and World History, among others. He has published a number of scholarly works in both English and Spanish including: Mexico’s Supreme Court Between Liberal Individual Rights and Revolutionary Social Rights, 1861-1934 (Alburquerque, 2013); “El juicio de amparo en negocios judiciales y la labor jurisprudencial de Ignacio L. Vallarta, 1877-1882”, Historia constitucional, núm. 14, pp. 489-501 (2013); “Derecho constitucional y el juicio de amparo durante el Porfiriato,” in Adriana Luna, Pablo Mijangos y Rafael Rojas (eds.), De Cádiz al siglo xxi. Doscientos años de constitucionalismo en México e Hispanoamérica (1812-2012) (Mexico City, 2012), e “Independencia y autonomía del Poder Judicial: un espejismo en la primera mitad del siglo xix,” in Los grandes momentos del Poder Judicial de la Federación (Mexico City, 2010). He is currently working on an institutional history of military justice in nineteenth century Mexico.

Education

Ph.D., University of Chicago