Paul Hardin

Assistant Professor of Law, 1958-1961, Associate Professor of Law, 1961-1963, Professor of Law, 1963-1968


Paul Hardin joined the Duke Law faculty in 1958.  He had completed his undergraduate and LL.B. degrees at Duke in 1952 and 1954.  In the intervening years he was in general practice and served in U.S. Army Intelligence from 1954 to 1956.  Hardin was the faculty advisor to the Duke Law Journal from 1960 until 1963.  While he was at Duke he was the recipient of several Ford Foundation summer research fellowships.  Hardin spent the summers of 1962 to 1965 in Scotland, Jamaica, Canada, and Nigeria respectively.

In 1968 Hardin left Duke to become the president of Wofford College.  He went on to be president of Southern Methodist University and Drew University.  In 1988 Hardin became the chancellor of UNC-Chapel Hill.  He retired from the chancellorship in 1995, but continued to teach in the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law.

Sources:

Duke University, School of Law, Bulletin of Duke University School of Law [serial]

Paul Hardin III [perma.cc/4PBR-USFT], Directory, Sandor Teszler Library, Wofford College (last viewed May 29, 2015)

Courses Taught

Contracts

Labor Standards

Evidence

Medico-Legal Problems Seminar

Trial Practice Seminar

Legal Profession

Research and Writing I

Insurance

Jurisprudence

Trial Practice

Torts