Graduate Students


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Laika Abdulali Philosophy, history and public law
Haley Anderson legal philosophy, political theory, international law, state sovereignty, atrocity crimes, civil procedure, sovereign immunity
Nandina Babic punishment, surveillance and technology, the carceral state, political science, sociology
Michael Banerjee American legal history, university legal history, constitutions, corporations, nineteenth century, western history, state constitutional law, local government law, property law
Renata Barreto-Montenegro
Eduardo Bautista Duran Police history, police power, critical race studies, settler colonialism, racial capitalism, political economy of punishment
Sean Becker
Gabriel Beringer
Raj Bhargava
Shikha Bhattacharjee migration, supply chains, and gender, caste, and race in the global economy
Griffin Brunk American Legal History, Criminal Law, Fourth Amendment, Race & Law, Critical Theory, Ottoman History, and Islamic Law.
Matthew Cannon intellectual property; social movements & law; civil procedure
Anthony Carrasco
Bonnie Cherry Tribal sovereignty/Federal Indian Law, IR/critical security studies, civil religion
Jorge Cortes-Monroy History of Legal Thought, Jurisprudence, Social Theory, Political Theory, and Theory of Recognition
William Darwall political, legal, and social philosophy, political economy, work law, digitality
Kyle DeLand American Legal History, California History, Settler Colonialism, Property Law, Religion and Law, History of Capitalism, Environmental History.
Sarah DiMagno health, welfare, and labor law and policy
Yan Fang sociology of law; law, technology, and organizations; privacy law; consumer law
Brianne Felsher US legal history, queer history, history of family law, queer family law, LGBT rights, nineteenth century US legal history, history of queer marriage
Taylor Fox
Rubi Gonzales Critical Race Theory, Law & Psychology, Race, Ethnicity, Diversity, Belonging, Race & Public Policy, Sociology, History
Rafael Grillo-Avila Sociology of Law, Law & Economics, Natural Resource Management, Law & Organizations, and Mixed Methods
Valeria L. Guerrero Sociology of Law, Critical Theory, social movements, crime and punishment
Kyneshawau Hurd
Kavitha Iyengar 19th Century Southern Legal History, Welfare and Work, and Associational Governance
Cheri Kruse Reproductive justice, especially where it intersects with environmental, racial, immigration, and education justice.
Karalyn Lacey
Nikila Lakshmanan Sociology of Law; Critical theory; Feminist legal theory; Race & Law
Yen-Tung Lin sociology of law, human rights, solitary confinement
Margot Lipin Nineteenth century American socio-legal history, law and violence, crime and punishment, and Reconstruction
Lawrence Liu regulatory politics, law and globalization, legal profession, contemporary Chinese law and politics
Alex Mabanta
Constitutional Law, Race & Law, Public Law & Jurisprudence, Race and Ethnic Politics, Political Sociology
Ralph Madlalate
Isabella Luisa Mariani Law and Political Economy, Political Theory, Immigration Law and Migration Theory, Technology Law and Regulation
Mitzia E. Martinez Castellanos Immigration, Citizenship, Legal Consciousness, Legal Violence, Law & Identity
Melissa McCall
Brie McLemore Surveillance Studies, Policing, Black Feminist Theory, Urban Studies, Privacy Law, Sociology of Law, Science and Technology Studies
Dorna Mohaghegh Law and politics, legal and democratic theory, public law, public opinion
Todd Neece access to justice, social movements, legal scholarship
Lucas Osborne Political economy, critical theory, political theory, philosophy and methodology of the social sciences, American and European histories of social science, science and technology studies, ecological thought, the administrative state, neoliberalism, and advanced forms of capitalism
Yael Plitmann
Peyton Provenzano
Laura Ramírez Legal History, property, international law, natural law, political economy
Diana Reddy regulation of work, inequality, economic and legal consciousness, legal mobilization, political economy, social movements
Celina Romano psychology of bias, anti-discrimination, diversity and inclusion, diversity resistance, perceptions of diversity
Nina Russell U.S. corporate law; national security; political economy
Zabdi Salazar Immigration Law, Refugee Law and Policy, Administrative Law, Public Law, Sociology of Law
Doug Sangster Legal history, health law, disability law
Joel Sati Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law, Immigration Law, Social and Political Philosophy, Social Epistemology, Philosophy of Race
Daimeon Shanks Legal history, critical legal theory, political theory, energy law, admin law, federal Indian law, international law
Meredith Spoto
Chloe Tan Sociology of Law, Organizations, Critical Theory, Feminist Legal Theory, Social Movements, Citizenship
Rachel Terrell-Perica
Cristina Violante Legal and Environmental History, Hermeneutics and Legal Interpretation, Social Theory, Postcolonial Theory
Reid Whitaker
Pauline White Meeusen Law and Social Movements; Legal Mobilization; Immigration Law and Policy; Legal Profession; Gender, Race, and Class and Immigration
Naomi Yitref
Dvir Yogev Politics of Crime and Justice, Political Behavior and Psychology, Experimental Methods, Law and Public Opinion
Anna Zaret health law and policy, political theory and political economy, policing and public health