Get to Know Rebecca Sandefur!
- Arizona Sate University
- American Bar Foundation
Number of years as LSA member: 20
Collaborative Research Networks: Co-organizer – CRN 39: Everyday Legality
LSA Committees and governance positions:
- Law & Society Review Editor (Current)
- LSA Annual Meeting Program Committee Co-Chair
- LSA Board of Trustees (2x)
- Professional Development Committee
- Publications Committee
- Ad Hoc Governance Review Committee
- Ad Hoc Member Survey Committee
- Article Prize Committee
- Nominations Committee
Areas of Research:
- Access to Civil Justice
- Civil Justice
- Legal Professions
- Civil Legal Services
Major Award: MacArthur Fellow; Champion of Justice
Additional Hobbies: Hiking, camping and cooking
Unique Fact: Becky cooks a mean smoked goose breast as well as a “very nice” cassoulet
Top 3 Articles or Books Published:
2018 Rebecca L. Sandefur. “Access to What?” Daedalus: The Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 148(1):49-55.
2016. Rebecca L. Sandefur. “What We Know and Need to Know about the Legal Needs of the Public.” University of South Carolina Law Review 67:443-460.
2015 Rebecca L. Sandefur. “Elements of Professional Expertise: Understanding Relational and Substantive Expertise through Lawyers’ Impact.” American Sociological Review 80(5):909-933
Media Appearance(s): Slate – Lawyers: Who Needs ’Em?