A.B. from Harvard, Radcliffe College, 1971. M.Phil. from the London School of Economics, 1973. Ph.D. from Princeton University, 1982
Rebecca Scott's interest areas are Human Rights, International and Comparative Law, and Legal History and Law and the Humanities
Freedom Papers: An Atlantic Odyssey in the Age of Emancipation (Harvard University Press, 2012)
"How Does the Law put a Historical Analogy to Work?: Defining the Imposition of ‘A Condition Analogous to that of a Slave’ in Modern Brazil"
"Social Facts, Legal Fictions, and the Attribution of Slave Status: The Puzzle of Prescription"
"Under Color of Law: Siliadin v. France and the Dynamics of Enslavement in Historical Perspective"
"Paper Thin: Freedom and Re-enslavement in the Diaspora of the Haitian Revolution"