Law & Social Science Workshops

All workshops, which are open to UVA faculty, take place on Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. in the Faculty Lounge unless otherwise noted. Faculty sponsors: Greg Mitchell and Bobbie Spellman.

Fall 2023

Sept. 5
Tim Levine (University of Alabama)

Sept. 19
James Macleod (Brooklyn Law School)

Oct. 3
Matthew Eric Baker (Emory University)

Oct. 17
Cassia Spohn (Arizona State University)

Oct. 24
Rebecca Hollander-Blumoff (Washington University in St. Louis)

Nov. 14
Christian A. Meissner (Iowa State University)

Fall 2022

Sept. 6
Kevin Tobia (Georgetown University Law Center)

Sept. 20
Adele Quigley-McBride (Duke University School of Law)

Oct. 4
Christina Boyd (University of Georgia School of Public & International Affairs)

Oct. 25
Francis Shen (University of Minnesota Law School/Harvard Law School)

Nov. 15
Chris Krewson (Brigham Young University)

Nov. 29
Tess Neal (Arizona State University)

Spring 2022

Feb. 1
Derek E. Bambauer (University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law) and Michael Risch (Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law)

Feb. 15
Susan D. Franck (American University Washington College of Law)

March 1
Eve Brank (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

March 22
Jeff Kukucka (Towson University)

April 12
Matthew Kugler (Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law) — In Purcell Reading Room

April 19 
Mandeep Dhami (Middlesex University)

Spring 2020

Feb. 4
Chris Ferguson (Psychology, Stetson University)
“Sex, Lies and Videogames: Research and Moral Panic Regarding Sex and Violence in Digital Games”

Feb. 18
Amy Douglass (Psychology, Bates College)
“Eyewitness Identification”

March 3
Jason Chin (University of Sydney School of Law; visiting at UVA this spring)
“Forensic Science Reforms”

March 17
Mary Rose (Sociology, University of Texas at Austin)
“Do Jurors Have Focal Concerns? Evidence from Federal Capital Penalty-phase Verdict Forms”

March 31
Issa Kohler-Hausmann (Law, Yale Law School)
“The Importance of Misdemeanors​”

April 14
Janice Nadler (Law, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law)
“The Emotional Influence of Gruesome Photographs in the Courtroom​”