Via the CUNY School of Law Website:
"Sidney L. Harring, Professor Emeritus, earned his B.A. from Macalester College and his M.S., J.D., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Wisconsin. Besides teaching undergraduate sociology and law, he has done extensive research and scholarship on juries, police, American Indians, and the social history of American law. These wide-ranging interests have taken him around the world; he has been a visiting scholar in India and Australia, and a visiting professor in Namibia, Canada, Malaysia, and Russia. He also served as Visiting Professor of Law at West Virginia University College of Law in 2001. The author of more than 80 articles, chapters, and book reviews on such subjects as American and British colonial history, Native American law, indigenous rights, and criminal law, he has written four books, the third of which, White Man's Law: Native People in Nineteenth Century Canadian Jurisprudence, was a finalist for the Donner Prize as the best book on Canadian public policy published in 1998. During the course of his career, he has received three Fellowships in Legal History from the National Endowment for the Humanities, a Fulbright Fellowship, and was a Rockefeller Fellow at the McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian. He has also been awarded numerous research grants to study issues of criminal justice, Native Americans in the U.S. and Canada, and legal issues facing Australian Aborigines and Namibians."