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Guide to the University of Californa, Irvine, Chancellor Howard Gillman Records AS.175
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  • Title: University of California, Irvine, Chancellor Howard Gillman records
    Identifier/Call Number: AS.175
    Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.4 feet. (1 box)
    Date: 2014
    Abstract: This collection is composed of congratulatory letters regarding Gillman's appointment to Chancellor of University of California, Irvine.
    Creator: Gillman, Howard
    Creator: University of California, Irvine. Office of the Chancellor.


    The collection is unprocessed. Please contact the Department of Special Collections and Archives in advance to request access.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are generally retained by the creators of the records and their heirs, unless transferred to the University of California. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where the UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
    For information on use, copyright, and attribution, please visit: http://special.lib.uci.edu/using/publishing.html

    Preferred Citation

    University of California, Irvine, Chancellor Howard Gillman records. AS.175. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Historical Background

    Howard Gillman, Ph.D., became UC Irvine’s sixth chancellor on Sept. 18, 2014. He had previously served as provost and executive vice chancellor since June 2013 and interim chancellor since July 1, 2014.
    An award-winning scholar and teacher, he has academic appointments in the departments of political science, history, law, and criminology, law & society. Among his books are The Constitution Besieged: The Rise and Demise of Lochner Era Police Powers Jurisprudence (Duke 1993), The Votes That Counted: How the Court Decided the 2000 Presidential Election (Chicago 2001), and American Constitutionalism (with Mark Graber and Keith Whittington). He has also co-edited two other volumes and authored more than 40 articles and book chapters. He has received many awards for his scholarship, and for teaching excellence and dedication to students.
    Prior to his appointment as provost and executive vice chancellor at UC Irvine, Dr. Gillman was a professor of political science, history, and law at the University of Southern California. From 2007 to 2012, he served as dean of the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.
    A native of Southern California, Dr. Gillman grew up in North Hollywood and was a first-generation college student. He earned bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in political science at UCLA. His wife, Ellen, earned a bachelor's degree at UC San Diego and a master's and doctorate in psychology at UCLA. They have two children.
    Source: http://chancellor.uci.edu/about/

    Scope and Content Summary

    This collection is composed of congratulatory letters regarding Gillman's appointment to Chancellor of University of California, Irvine.