Evan Laine

Director of the Law & Society Program and Faculty Director, Arlen Specter Center & Associate Professor of History

Evan Laine, JD

Contact

4201 Henry Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Evan.Laine@jefferson.edu

215-751 2768

Evan Laine

Director of the Law & Society Program and Faculty Director, Arlen Specter Center & Associate Professor of History

Education

MA, American History, Rutgers University (2007) 
Rutgers Law School (1981) 
AtTE, University of New York at Albany (1978)

Publications

  • Co-Author with Raju Parakkal, National Security, Personal Insecurity, and Political Conspiracies: The Persistence of Americans' Beliefs in 9/11 Conspiracy Theories, IUP Journal of International Relations, Vol. 11, No. 3: July 2017
  • Co- Guest Editor’s Introduction—Symposium: Capitalism, Antitrust, and Democracy: Perfect Partners or Strange Bedfellows? In The Antitrust Bulletin, 61 (2)
  • Book: Nixon and the Dragon Lady: In 1968, Did Richard Nixon Conspire with Anna Chennault to Destroy Peace in Vietnam? This book is an extension of my award winning American History Master’s Thesis I prepared as a student at Rutgers University.  The book analyzes whether Richard Nixon purposely sabotaged a realistic opportunity for peace in Vietnam during the fall of 1968 to facilitate his election as President of the United States.  This book was published 9/15 by Common Ground Publishing
  • Malpractice – Lessening the Risk.  Pennsylvania Dental Journal - March/April 2014 edition 
  • Co-creator and co-writer of the Arlen Specter Ctr. for Public Policy’s SINGLE BULLETexhibition museum script, program and guidebook. This museum exhibition is an analysis Sen. Specter's single bullet theory, which he reached while a member of the Warren Commission investigating the assassination of Pres. Kennedy. After a long run at its primary location at the Gutman Library, the Exhibition was requested and shown by the Battleship New Jersey American History Museum

Awards

2018 President’s Award for Teaching Excellence

Research Interests

Research primarily focusses on conspiracy theory and Legal/Medical  issues