Ed Larson holds the Hugh and Hazel Darling Chair in Law and is University Professor of History at Pepperdine University. With a PhD in the history of science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a law degree from Harvard, Larson has lectured on all seven continents and taught at Stanford Law School, University of Melbourne, Leiden University, and the University of Georgia. Recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in History and numerous other awards for writing and teaching, Larson is the author of nine books and over one hundred published articles. Larson’s latest book, The Return of George Washington, was on the New York Times bestseller list in 2015. He also was a resident scholar at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Study Center and served as an inaugural Fellow at the Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon.