Past Law and Society Presidents

Terms & Affiliations (at time of presidency)

Harry Ball, 1964-65, University of Wisconsin (1st year) & University of Hawai’i (deceased 2006)
Robert Yegge, 1966-70, University of Denver (deceased 2008)
Victor Rosenblum, 1970-72, Northwestern University (deceased 2006)
Richard Schwartz, 1972-75, State University of New York, Buffalo
Samuel Krislov, 1975-77, University of Minnesota
Charles Kelso, 1977-79, University of the Pacific
Lawrence Friedman, 1979-81, Stanford University
Herbert Jacob, 1981-83, Northwestern University (deceased 1996)
Marc Galanter, 1983-85, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Stewart Macaulay, 1985-87, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Felice Levine, 1987-89, National Science Foundation
Richard Abel, 1989-91, University of California, Los Angeles
Joel Handler, 1991-93, University of California, Los Angeles
Sally Merry, 1993-95, Wellesley College
Susan Silbey, 1995-96, Wellesley College
Carol Greenhouse, 1996-97, Indiana University
David Engel, 1997-98, State University of New York, Buffalo
Austin Sarat, 1998-99, Amherst College
Frank Munger, 1999-00, State University of New York, Buffalo
Kitty Calavita, 2000-01, University of California, Irvine
Lynn Mather, 2001-02, Dartmouth College
Lauren Edelman, 2002-03, University of California, Berkeley
Howard Erlanger, 2003-2005, University of Wisconsin
Malcolm Feeley, 2005-2007, University of California, Berkeley
Richard Lempert, 2007-2009, University of Michigan
Laura E. Gómez, 2009-2011, University of New Mexico
Michael W. McCann, 2011-2013, University of Washington