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Advisory Council

The current Baldy Center Advisory Council includes:

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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.

Anya Bernstein (Law)

Research Focus: Administrative Law, Asian Legal Cultures, Federal Jurisdiction, Law and the Sociology of Knowledge. See profile page.

Irus Braverman (Law)

Research Focus: Animal Studies, Law and Geography, Law and Society, Legal Ethnography, Science and Technology Studies. See profile page.

Trina Hamilton (Geography)

Research Focus: Corporate social and environmental responsibility, global governance. See profile page.

Hal Langfur (History)

Research Focus: Colonial and post-independence Brazil; early modern Iberian Atlantic; race relations; indigenous history; cultures of violence; narratives of conquest and discovery. See profile page.

Jonathan Manes (Law)

Research Focus: Legal, theoretical and practical challenges of regulating government authority; free speech and transparency regimes that apply in the national security and law enforcement contexts. See profile page.

Mateo Taussig-Rubbo (Law)

Research Focus: Anthropology of Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law, Social and Political Theory; State Sovereignty. See profile page.

Mary Nell Trautner (Sociology)

Research Focus: Sociology of law; Gender, sexuality, and the body; Work and organizations. See profile page.

Former members of the Baldy Center Advisory Council

Sharmistha Bagchi-Sen

Guyora Binder

Robert Granfield

Stephanie L. Phillips

Kenneth Shockley

David A. Westbrook

James A. Wooten

The Center is grateful for the dedicated service of these former Council members: