Daniel J. Sharfstein
Daniel J. Sharfstein is a professor of law at Vanderbilt University, where he teaches American legal history, the legal history of race in the United States, and property law. His book, The Invisible Line: Three American Families and the Secret Journey from Black to White (2011), was awarded the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize for narrative nonfiction, the American Society for Legal History's William Nelson Cromwell Book Prize, and the Law and Society Association’s James Willard Hurst Prize. He has received his university's Hall-Hartman Outstanding Professor Award twice. With support from a Guggenheim fellowship, he is currently writing "Thunder in the Mountains: The Clash of Two American Legends," which explores the Nez Perce War and Reconstruction’s legacy in the American West.
- Chief Joseph, General Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War of 1877: A Clash of Two American Legends
- The Administrative State in the Wilderness: Chief Joseph’s Advocacy for Nez Perce Tribal Land, 1872-1877
- The Nez Perce War and Reconstruction's Legacy in the West
- Law and the Creation of Racial Categories in the United States
- Negotiating the Invisible Lines of Race: A History of American Families
- The Stories We Tell about Race: Law, History, Narrative and the Color Line