Jacob Brandler

D.Phil. in History

Jacob Brandler is currently a second-year D.Phil. researching under the supervision of Adam Smith, supported generously by the Mary Blaschko Scholarship at Linacre College. Jacob is a vice president of the Oxford University Animal Ethics Society and can claim membership in the Society of Civil War Historians; the Association of British American Nineteenth Century Historians; and the American Society for Legal History. In the first year of the DPhil, Jacob presented at the Animal & Environmental Law Mini-Conference (Jan 2021); the Oxford University Animal Ethics Society (Mar 2021); the New England Historical Association Spring Conference (Apr 2021); the American History Graduate Seminar (Apr 2021); and the British American Nineteenth Century Historians Annual Conference (Oct 2021). Before coming to Oxford, Jacob earned an M.A. (History) from Missouri State University, an L.L.M. (Law) from University of Edinburgh, a J.D. (Law) from Cornell University, and a B.A. (Liberal Studies) from Cazenovia College.