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Robert Granfield, PhD

Department of Sociology, Professor and Chair

Specialty/Research Focus

Law and Society, Sociology of Drugs and Alcohol, Crime and Deviance, Law and Urban Justice, Occupations and Professions.

Recent Publications

Private Lawyers and the Public Interest: The Evolving Role of Pro Bono in the Legal Profession, Oxford University Press, with L. Mather.

"Conceptualizing Recovery Capital: Expansion of a Theoretical Construct," (forthcoming), Substance Use and Misuse, with W. Cloud.

"Natural Recovery," in E. Rubington and M. Weinberg (eds.), Deviance: The Interactionist Perspective, Allyn and Bacon Press, 2008.

"The Meaning of Pro Bono: Institutional Variations in Professional Obligation", Law and Society Review, 2007.

"Institutionalizing Public Service in Law School: Results on the Impact of Mandatory Pro Bono Programs", Buffalo Law Review, 54: 1355-1412, 2007.


A list of Dr. Granfield's recent publications can also be found on Web of Knowledge. [Link]