Crocker, Thomas P.


Professor Crocker remains generally interested in theoretical issues at the intersection of law and philosophy.

Biographical Profile

School of Law
Law - Dean's Office
Tenure Status

Interest Background

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Personal Focus Areas

Professional Preparation(Education & Training)

Dates Institution Location Degree Field of Study
1994 University of Wales Philosophy M.A.
1992 Mississippi State University Starkville, MS B.A., summa cum laude Economics and Philosophy
2004 Yale Law School, New Haven New Haven, CT J.D. Law
1998 - 2000 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN Ph.D., M.A. Philosophy

Memberships & Professional Activities

Dates Type Description Institution/Entity
Present Membership Bar Membership New York

Positions & Appointments

Dates Description Institution/Entity
1995 - 2000 Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN: Teaching Fellow
2000 - 2001 St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY: Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy
2000 - 2001 St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY: Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy
2003 Yale University, New Haven, CT: Teaching Assistant Dep't of Philosophy
2004 - 2005 Honorable Carlos F. Lucero, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, Denver, CO, Law Clerk

Recognition Awards, Honors, & Fellowships

Dates Type Description Foundation/Entity
2007 Award Faculty Award for Outstanding Publication, USC School of Law - Displacing Dissent: The Role of Place in First Amendment Jurisprudence
2008 Award Participant, Cornell School for Criticism and Theory, Torture and Dignity Seminar led by Prof. Jay Bernstein, Cornell Univeristy
2009 Award Law & Humanities Interdisciplinary Junior Scholar Workshop, selected to present From Privacy to Liberty: The Fourth Amendment After Lawrence, Georgetown Law Center
2011 Award Fulbright Scholar Fulbright Foundation
2013 Award Breakthrough Rising Star University of South Carolina
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