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Attending the first meeting of the 2015-2016 Baldy Fellows, seated, from left, Guyora Binder and Errol Meidinger; and standing, from left, Laura Wirth, Laura R. Ford, Justin Simard, Rebecca Schmidt, Camilo Arturo Leslie, and Jennifer S. Hunt.

The Baldy Center is a focal point for the large group of scholars working on law, legal institutions, and social policy in the University at Buffalo community. The Center has a small staff working with the Director and seven-member Advisory Council to aid and strengthen the larger community of scholars. The Center and Buffalo scholarly community are also closely connected to regional, national, and global sociolegal scholars.

2/16/17
The Baldy Center Advisory Council works with the Director to develop policy for the Center—its vision, mission and operational guidelines. The Council also reviews Baldy programs and makes recommendations for their improvement. Council members are accomplished scholars who represent a variety of disciplinary perspectives in socio-legal studies.
11/21/16
Baldy Postdoctoral Fellows are highly promising scholars from a variety of disciplines who have completed their Ph.D.s and/or J.D.s at other universities, but have not yet commenced tenure track positions. Chosen in an extremely competitive process, they carry out their scholarly projects with the full array of UB research resources and participate regularly in Baldy Center talks, discussions, workshops, and conferences.
1/25/17
The Baldy Center is a focal point for the large group of scholars working on law, legal institutions, and social policy in the University at Buffalo community. The Center and Buffalo scholarly community are also closely connected to regional, national, and global sociolegal scholars. Accordingly, the Center seeks to facilitate the work of scholars with law and policy related interests by linking them into the Baldy community and its substantial scholarly resources.
9/10/16
Baldy Senior Fellows are accomplished academics and professionals, usually faculty members at other universities, who pursue intensive scholarly projects closely related to the mission of the Baldy Center. They utilize UB’s extensive research resources, participate regularly in Baldy Center events, and share their expertise with the larger Baldy community.
2/24/17
This page contains a listing of Baldy Center staff.
11/11/16
Visiting Scholars are guests from other universities, research, and policy institutions, sometimes in other countries, who are conducting law related research at the Baldy Center. They have access to University research resources and participate in workshops and conferences at the Baldy Center, School of Law, and other units of the University. The Baldy Center welcomes expressions of interest from all interested scholars and does its best to accommodate researchers whose interests complement those of UB faculty or address significant problems in law and social policy.