Current BELS Fellows

The 2014-15 BELS Graduate Fellows

John Bliss    JSP
The Divided Self: A Qualitative Study of Law School Socialization  

Gabrielle Goldstein    Public Health
Measuring Legal Risk Perception and Defensive Review: Survey of Institutional Review Board Members in the US

Alexandra Havrylyshyn    JSP
Contesting the Status of Slavery in Early Canada

Hannah Lacqueur    JSP
Constructing and Testing Theories of Personal Crime Rates

Robert Lee    History  
Louisiana Purchases: The US-Indian Treaty System in the Missouri River Valley, 1804-1851

Matty Lichtenstein    Sociology   
Contested Identities, Contested Rights: Education, Religion, and the Politics of Governance

Daniel Mattingly    Political Science   
Did Democratic Reforms Weaken the Rule of Law and Property Security in Rural China?                 

Kelsey Mayo    JSP  
Law and Institutional Competition in Charter School Authorization

Eugene McCarthy   Rhetoric  
The Corporate Person: Actor Network Theory and Corporate Law

Katherine Michel    Political Science   
Between Regimes: Constitutional Design in Transitional Groups

The 2013-14 BELS Graduate Fellows


Jason Ferguson   Sociology
Regulating Sex: Mapping the Space of Laws in the Global Field of Power

Adam Hill   Jurisprudence and Social Policy
The Microfoundations of Administrative Accountability: Information, Norms, and Enforcement

Mary Hoopes   Jurisprudence and Social Policy
The Role of Organizations in the Emergence and Diffusion of Recent State Laws Regulating Immigration

Ryan Hubert   Political Science
“Taking Law Seriously”: Statistical Text Analysis as a Way to Understand Judicial Behavior

Daniel Kluttz   Sociology
Fracking and Fields: A Comparative Analysis of Fields in Times of Major Social Disruption

Nicole Lindahl   Jurisprudence and Social Policy
Emotion Work on San Quentin’s Mainline

Peggy O’Donnell   History
Where the Bodies are Buried: Forensic Experts and Human Rights Violations from the Katyn Forest to The Hague

Janna Rezaee   Political Science
Presidential Review and Agency Rulemaking

Alisa Sanchez   Rhetoric
The Preoccupation with Modernity in Columbia’s Abortion Laws, 1936-2006

Jacob Wegmann   City and Regional Planning
“We Just Went Ahead and Built It”: Informality and the Housing Market in Southeast Los Angeles County