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Mariah Adin

Mariah Adin is a Fulbright Scholar and a historian specializing in the history of childhood and law. Her writings on the experience of children within the legal system has appeared in a variety of books and journals, including the article “‘I shall beat you so that the Devil shall laugh at it’: Children Violence and the Courts in New Amsterdam” which appeared in an edited collection by James Marten and was published by NYU Press. Her work on legal history more broadly includes several reviews and the encyclopedia article “History of Crime and Punishment in America:1900-1950.”

Ms. Adin has also accepted various invitations to present her work at conferences both nationally and internationally, including: Oxford University, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, the New England Historical Association, as well as other venues. She is currently completing her Ph.D. in history, and a master’s degree in legal anthropology at the State University of New York at Albany.