People

Gad Barzilai
Professor, LSJ/Jackson School for International Studies
PhD, Political Science, Hebrew University, 1987Courses

: LSJ/SIS 366 – Comparative Law, Societies and Courts; LSJ 336 – Place of Law in Multicultural Conflicts; LSJ 439 – Law and Political Power
Interests: Theories of law; politics and law
Email:
gbarzil@u.washington.edu
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Katherine Beckett
Professor, LSJ/Sociology
PhD, Sociology, UCLA, 1994Courses:LSJ 200 – Introduction to LSJ; LSJ/SOC 376 – Drugs and Society;
Interests: Race and the regulation of drugs; politics and law of foods
Email:
kbeckett@u.washington.edu
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Rachel Cichowski
Associate Professor, LSJ/Political Science
PhD, Political Science, UC Irvine, 2002Courses:  LSJ/POL S 367 – Comparative Law and Courts; LSJ/POLS 327 – Women’s Rights as Human Rights; LSJ/POL S 428 – Women’s Rights in an Integrated Europe
Interests: Comparative law and politics; Courts and European integration
Email:
rcichows@u.washington.edu
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Angelina Godoy
Associate Professor, LSJ/Jackson School for International Studies
PhD, Sociology, UC Berkeley, 2001 Courses: LSJ/SIS 322 – Human Rights in Latin America; LSJ 490 – Health as a Human Right
Interests: Human rights in Latin America; the politics of property in international trade agreements
Email:
agodoy@u.washington.edu
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Steve Herbert
Professor, LSJ/Geography; Director, LSJ
PhD, Geography, UCLA, 1995 Courses: LSJ 200 – Introduction to LSJ; LSJ/GEO 378 – Policing the City; LSJ/GEO 467 – Law, Justice and the Environment
Interests: Urban policing; environmental regulation
Email:
skherb@u.washington.edu
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George Lovell
Associate Professor, Political Science; Adjunct, LSJ
PhD, Political Science, University of Michigan, 1997Courses: LSJ/POL S 360 – Introduction to US Constitutional Law; LSJ/POL S 361 – U.S. Courts and Civil Liberty
Interests: Politics and courts; Popular conceptions of justice
Email:
glovell@u.washington.edu
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Jamie Mayerfeld
Professor, Political Science; Adjunct, LSJ
PhD, Political Science, Princeton, 1992Courses: LSJ/POL S 320 – The Politics of International Human Rights
Interests: Political theory and human rights; International human rights institutions
Email:
jasonm@u.washington.edu
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Michael McCann
Professor, Political Science; Adjunct, LSJ
PhD, Political Science, UC Berkeley, 1983Courses: LSJ/POL S 363 – Law in Society; LSJ/POL S 420 – The Politics of Rights
Interests: Law and social movements; media, politics and the law
Email:
mwmccann@u.washington.edu
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Naomi Murakawa
Assistant Professor, Political Science; Adjunct, LSJ
PhD, Political Science, Yale University, 2005 Courses: POL S 317 – Politics of Race and Ethnicity in the United States
Interests: Politics of crime and punishment; American racial formation
Email: murakawa@u.washington.edu
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Arzoo Osanloo
Associate Professor, LSJ
PhD, Anthropology, Stanford University, 2002.
J.D. American, 1993.Courses: LSJ 321 – Human Rights Law in Culture and Practice; LSJ 421 – Women’s Rights and Politics in Islamic Society; LSJ 425 – Domesticating International Human Rights
Interests: Rights and politics in contemporary Iran; Cultural politics of human rights
Email:
aosanloo@u.washington.edu
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Carolyn Pinedo Turnovsky
Assistant Professor, LSJ/American Ethnic Studies
PhD, Sociology, City University of New York, The Graduate Center, 2006Courses:LSJ 381 – Immigration, Citizenship and Rights; LSJ 381 – Immigration, Labor and Rights
Interests: Race, immigration, and labor; qualitative methods
Email: cpt4@u.washington.edu
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Jonathan Wender
Lecturer, LSJ/Sociology
PhD, Criminology, Simon Fraser, 2004 Courses: LSJ 375 – Crime, Politics and Justice; LSJ/SOC 376 – Drugs and Society; LSJ 480, Policing Modern Society
Interests: Policing modern urban society; phenomenology of urban violence
Email:
jmwender@u.washington.edu
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