James L. Nolan
James L. Nolan is the Washington Gladden 1859 Professor of Sociology at Williams College in Massachusetts. He has served as a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Criminology, Oxford University (2004-2006) and as a Visiting Fellow at Exeter College (2005-2006) and is the author of The Therapeutic State: Justifying Government at Century's End (1998), Legal Accents, Legal Borrowing: The International Problem-Solving Court Movement (2009); Reinventing Justice: The American Drug Court Movement (2001) and What They Saw in America: Alexis de Tocqueville, Max Weber, G. K. Chesterton, and Sayyid Qutb (2016). He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia and his B.A. from the University of California-Davis.
Visit Spiked Review for a recent interview with James Nolan that revisits his book The Therapeutic State and its continued relevance for today.