Director and Senior Fellow
Education: J.D. , Boston Univ.; B.J., Univ. of Texas; B.A. Burlington College.
Awards: Captain William Driver Award (for best paper delivered at the scientific program of an annual meeting of the North American Vexillological Association-Association nord-américaine de vexillologie): “‘But It Was Ours’: The Red Ensign, Dominion Day, and the Effects of Patriotic Memory on the Canadian Flag Debate,” NAVA 49, Ottawa, Ont. (2015).
Honors: Fellow, Fédération internationale des associations vexillologiques.
Selected Works: “But It Was Ours”: The Red Ensign, Dominion Day, and the Effects of Patriotic Memory on the Canadian Flag Debate.” 23 Raven J. of Vexillology 19 (2016).
PROFESSOR HUGH L. BRADY is a member of the faculty of The University of Texas School of Law and is one of the preeminent political law experts in Texas. He served as the 16th president of the North American Vexillological Association-Association nord-américaine de vexillologie from 2008-2014, and won the Captain William Driver Award for that association’s best paper in 2015. Professor Brady serves as editor of The National Standard, the quarterly bulletin of the Vexillological Association of the State of Texas. He is vice president of that association, an overseer of The Trust for Vexillology, and a fellow of the Fédération internationale des associations vexillologiques. He is a former secretary of The American Heraldry Society.
“Flags matter,” Professor Brady said on the occasion of the transfer of the Center’s research collection to The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin. “People fly them, fight for them, burn them, and fuss over them.”