Prof. Mark Graber Named 2017 Neal Smith Award Winner
Mar. 24, 2017 - AMTA has awarded Professor Mark Graber the 2017 Neal Smith Award. Professor Graber, University System of Maryland Regents Professor, is recognized as one of the leading scholars in the country on constitutional law and politics. Professor Graber earned his J.D. from Columbia Law School in 1981, along with his Ph.D. in Political Science from Yale University in 1988. Professor Graber is the author of A New Introduction to American Constitutionalism, and co-editor (with Keith Whittington and Howard Gillman) of American Constitutionalism: Structures and Powers and American Constitutionalism: Rights and Powers. In total, he has five books, 71 articles, and 25 book chapters.
In addition to his teaching accomplishments in law and legal education, Professor Graber has been the Director of University of Maryland’s Mock Trial team since 2004. In this role, Professor Graber received the W. Ward Reynoldson Award in 2008 for his work in coaching the University of Maryland Mock Trial team to the National Championship. Congratulations to Professor Graber for his career of outstanding and exemplary contributions to law related education and his promotion of public understanding of law and the legal process!