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Preston Hotchkis Professor in the History of the United States, University of California, Berkeley

Siemens Fellow - Class of Fall 2015


Robin L. Einhorn focuses on the complex relationship between Americans and taxation, as well as the continuing influence of slavery on American antipathy towards taxation. She teaches history at the University of California at Berkeley, where she has been honored with a Distinguished Teaching Award, and is the author of Property Rules: Political Economy in Chicago 1833-1872 (1991) and American Taxation, American Slavery (2006). Her book reviews appear regularly in The Nation.