Katherine Hood, Director of Research

Dr. Katherine Hood, BJIKatherine Hood joined the Berkeley Judicial Institute as Director of Research in 2022 after receiving her PhD in Sociology from the University of California at Berkeley. Her research examines how social, cultural, and organizational contexts shape legal practices. Her work has received awards from the American Sociological Association and has been published in Social Studies of Science and The Russell Sage Foundation Journal for the Social Sciences. For more about Dr. Hood, including her scholarship, see her CV.