Charles W. Collier
Affiliate Professor of Philosophy
EducationJ.D., Stanford University Ph.D., Yale University DAAD Fellow, Universität Heidelberg M.Phil., Yale University M.A., Yale University B.A., Reed College
Teaching and ScholarshipJurisprudence and Legal Theory, Constitutional Law, Law and Humanistic Theory, First Amendment Law, Law and the Philosophy of Language.
- University of Florida: Joined College of Law faculty as Assistant Professor of Law in 1986. Named Associate Professor (1989), Professor of Law (1992), and Affiliate Professor of Philosophy (1994).
- Previous Educational Experience: Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow, Universities of Frankfurt and Göttingen (1990-95); Faculty Member, St. John's College, Annapolis (1979-81); Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Hawaii (1977-79); Teaching Fellow, Yale University (1974-75).
- Law Clerk to Hon. Irving L. Goldberg, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1985-86.
First Amendment Law (2 or 3 credits) - LAW 6930
- Analyzes and criticizes philosophical and legal bases of important contemporary restrictions on freedom of expression. Connections with larger issues of tolerance and related principles of First Amendment law also pursued. Prerequisites: Constitutional Law (LAW 5501).