By courtesy, Professor of Sociology and Criminology, Law & Society at UC Irvine
Director, Law and Graduate Studies Program
Faculty Athletic Representative, UCI Athletics
Advisory Board Member and Faculty Affiliate, Center in Law, Society & Culture
Faculty Affiliate, Center for Organizational Research
Faculty Affiliate, Long U.S.-China Institute for Business & Law
Civil procedure, consumer law, insurance, organizations, empirical legal studies, law and society, law and inequality, law and social change
Professor Talesh is an interdisciplinary scholar whose work spans law, sociology, and political science. His research interests include the empirical study of law and business organizations, dispute resolution, consumer protection, insurance, and the relationship between law and social inequality.
Professor Talesh’s most recent empirical study addresses the intersection between organizations, risk, and consumer protection laws, focusing on private organizations’ responses to and constructions of laws designed to regulate them, consumers’ mobilization of their legal rights and the legal cultures of private organizations.
Professor Talesh’s scholarship has appeared in multiple law and peer-reviewed social science journals including Law and Society Review and has won multiple awards in Sociology, Political Science and Law & Society.
For access to Professor Talesh’s full profile, click here: https://www.law.uci.edu/faculty/full-time/talesh/
PhD, UC Berkeley (2011)
LL.M in Insurance, Univ. of Connecticut School of Law (2001)
JD, University of Connecticut School of Law (2000)
BA, UC Irvine (1996)