Arnie Perlstein is an NhRP Board Member, who also serves as board member or advisor to several other social justice organizations in Portland, Oregon, where he lives. Arnie received a B.A. from Williams College (1974) and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School (1978). He is a regular blogger and is currently writing a nonfiction book that analyses feminism and gender fluidity in Jane Austen's and William Shakespeare's "shadow stories." He has been a strong supporter of, and frequent advisor to, the NhRP since 2006, when he and NhRP President Steven M. Wise realized that their interest in Lord Mansfield (Mansfield Park for Arnie and the case of Somerset v. Steuart for Steve) coincided.