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Affiliated Research Professors

Affiliated Research Professors are listed alphabetically by last name.

  • John Comaroff headshot

    John Comaroff

    Affiliated Research Professor

    Focus: Crime, policing, and the workings of the state in Africa, democracy and difference in post-revolutionary societies, and postcolonial political economy in the global south

  • Bryant G. Garth headshot

    Bryant G. Garth

    ABF Director Emeritus and Affiliated Research Professor

    Focus: The legal profession, dispute resolution, and internationalization. The topics intersect around the question of how internationalization—seen as the import and export of ideas, technologies,…

  • Bonnie Honig headshot

    Bonnie Honig

    Affiliated Research Professor

    Focus: Normative political theory, contemporary democratic theory with particular attention to the area of law and politics. Research addresses how constitutions, legal norms, the centrality of rights, and…

  • Dylan C. Penningroth headshot

    Dylan C. Penningroth

    Affiliated Research Professor

    Focus: African American history, comparative histories of slavery and emancipation, and socio-legal history, with a particular focus on family relations, the rise of the independent black church, migration,…

  • Victoria Saker Woeste headshot

    Victoria Saker Woeste

    Affiliated Research Professor

    Focus: Research has examined how law mediates and shapes the relationships among the state, the market, and society in U.S. history, as well as uncovered institutional and organizational responses to legal…

  • Robert J. Sampson headshot

    Robert J. Sampson

    Affiliated Research Professor

    Focus: Crime, disorder, the life course, neighborhood effects, civic engagement, urban inequality, "ecometrics," and the social structure of the city.

  • Christopher L. Tomlins headshot

    Christopher L. Tomlins

    Affiliated Research Professor

    Focus: My research has focused on topics in Anglo-American legal history across a broad front, from the “early modern” era (the beginning of the sixteenth century) into the later twentieth…

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