The UB News Studio is available to the media for live or recorded interviews with UB faculty on breaking news, critical issues or research discoveries.
For help reaching an expert on deadline, please contact UB's media relations team at 716-645-6969 or email@example.com.
The correct name of the university is “University at Buffalo,” not “University of Buffalo.”
Professor of Law
Expertise: Mass media law, libel, privacy, freedom of the press
Christine P. Bartholomew
Expertise: class actions, antitrust law, consumer protection, clergy abuse, clergy privilege
SUNY Distinguished Professor of Law and Hodgson Russ Faculty Scholar
Expertise: criminal law, felony murder, homicide, jurisprudence, legal theory, international law
Professor of Law
Expertise: Law and policy on sex, sexuality, gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation; reproductive rights; constitutional, criminal, and family law; LGBTQ history
Shawn J. Donahue
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Expertise: voting rights, redistricting, gerrymandering, state and local politics (including New York State and Buffalo-area politics), campaigns, elections, civil liberties, Constitutional law, election law
Jorge Luis Fabra-Zamora
Associate Professor of Law
Expertise: legal philosophy, transnational law, transitional justice, truth commissions, Colombia’s peace agreement, international human rights and compensation
Lucinda M. Finley
Frank G. Raichle Professor of Trial and Appellate Advocacy
Expertise: abortion, reproductive rights, women and the law, Supreme Court, employment discrimination, equal protection law, tort law and reform
Contact: Finley can also be contacted through Doug Sitler in UB Media Relations at 716-645-9069 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
James A. Gardner
Bridget and Thomas Black SUNY Distinguished Professor of Law
Expertise: election law, constitutional law, federalism, voting rights, redistricting, democracy, state constitutional law
Athena D. Mutua
Professor of Law and Floyd H. and Hilda L. Hurst Faculty Scholar
Expertise: civil rights law; constitutional law (Fourteenth Amendment); critical race and feminist legal theory; law and political economy; race and the legal justice system
Phone: 716-645-2873. Athena D. Mutua can sometimes be contacted more quickly through the UB Media Relations team at email@example.com.
Joseph W. Belluck and Laura L. Aswad Professor of Civil Justice
Expertise: criminal law and procedure, inequality in the criminal justice system