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2020 News


Laura Beth Nielsen Named President-Elect to LSA

November 10, 2020

Professor Laura Beth Nielsen, former director of Legal Studies and current chair of Sociology at Northwestern University, has been elected to presidency of the Law & Society Association! She will become the association's 32nd president starting in 2021. Congratulations to Professor Nielsen!! Read more at the LSA website.


Legal Studies Statement of Support

October 29, 2020
Legal Studies has written a statement of support for our colleagues in the Department of African American Studies. Read the statement here.


Laura Beth Nielsen and Meghan Dawe on ASG Honor Roll 2019-2020

September 10, 2020

Each year, the Associated Student Government (ASG) collects nominations for the Faculty and Administrator Honor Roll from the student body to honor the work of the faculty and administrators whose dedication and care for students. This year, two of our professors were included on the honor roll for their work teaching LEGAL_ST/SOCIOL 206: Law and Society. Congratulations to Professors Laura Beth Nielsen and Meghan Dawe! See the full honor roll here.