Craig Evan Klafter earned a Bachelor of Arts with General Honors in History and Master of Arts in History from the University of Chicago, and Doctor of Philosophy in Modern History from the University of Oxford. He began his career in England as a lecturer in American history at the University of Manchester and then a lecturer in modern history at the University of Southampton. He then moved to Boston University where, in addition to serving as a professor of law, he was Assistant to the President. He has since served as Associate Provost for International Programs at the University of Northern Iowa, Associate Vice President International at the University of British Columbia, Pro Vice-Chancellor External Relations at Oxford Brookes University, President of the St. Catherine’s College (Oxford) Foundation and Rector and Professor of History at the American University of Myanmar. In addition, he serves as Treasurer of the American Society for Legal History and is a member of the CAO Executive Committee of the American Council of Learned Societies. His publications include Reason Over Precedents: Origins of American Legal Thought, Essays on English Law and the American Experience, Legal Practice Management and Quality Standards, The Future of National Identity, and articles on legal, diplomatic, political and educational history. He received the Webb-Smith Essay Prize for “The Americanization of Blackstone’s Commentaries,” an Honorary Scarlett Key Award from Boston University, a Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst Scholarship, and twice received recognition from the Republic of China for promoting cultural and educational exchanges.