Richard Zitrin

Lecturer · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: zitrinr@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8802 / Office 212-198

Legal Ethics Trial Practice Alternate Dispute Resolution

Christopher Smith

Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

U.S. Supreme Court scholar whose specific interests include judicial policymaking, constitutional rights and prisoners' rights

Prisoners' Rights US Supreme Court Constitutional Rights

Aaron Kupchik

Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice · University of Delaware

Prof. Kupchik focuses on juvenile justice and the punishment and policing of youth in schools, courts, and correctional facilities.

Crime and Inequality in Schools Crime and Incarceration Crime Rates Juvenile Justice Correctional Facilities

Cyndy Caravelis

Professor · Western Carolina University

Cyndy Caravelis's research interests include the relationship between social threat and social control, and minorities and crime.

Minorities and Crime Social Justice Criminology Criminal Justice Criminal Justice Policy

Hoda Heidari

Assistant Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Hoda Heidari is broadly interested in the Ethical and Societal Aspects of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Algorithmic Economics Machine Learning Ethics Artificial Intelligence Fairness and Accountability

Ascanio Piomelli

Associate Dean for Experiential Learning and Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: piomelli@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8925 / Office: 100 McAllister Street, Suite 350

Social-Change Lawyering Clinical Legal Education Community Legal Services Wage & Hour Law Community Group Advocacy

Victor Perez

Associate Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice; Core Faculty, Disaster Research Center · University of Delaware

Prof. Perez focuses on environmental racism and health disparities in historically marginalized communities.

Health Disparities Marginalized Communities Environmental Racism

Professor Hazel Barrett

Professor in Development Geography · Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR), Coventry University

Professor Hazel Barrett is a leading researcher and campaigner on the issue of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Human Rights Refugees Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Africa Social Justice

Michael Mendez

Assistant Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy · UC Irvine

Michael Mendez has experience in the public and private sectors, where he consulted and actively engaged in the policymaking process.

Global climate change policy Environmental Planning Public Policy Legislative Relations Climate Change

Richard A. Wilson, Ph.D.

Gladstein Distinguished Chair of Human Rights and Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Wilson is an expert on hate speech and incitement on social media.

Human Rights Truth and Reconciliation Commissions Anthropology Human rights trials International Human Rights

Morris Ratner

Academic Dean and Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: ratnerm@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8853 / Office 354-200

Higher Education Administration Civil Procedure Legal Ethics Law Practice Management Complex Litigation

A.R. Siders

Director, Climate Change Science & Policy Hub | Core Faculty, Disaster Research Center | Associate Professor, Biden School of Public Policy and Administration & Department of Geography & Spatial Sciences · University of Delaware

Prof. Siders' research focuses on climate change adaptation policies with an emphasis on relocation and fairness in adaptation.

Flood Exposure & Resilience Climate & Disaster Study Managed Retreat Environmental Justice Climate-related Hazards

Daniel Smith-Christopher

Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Old Testament Studies Old Testament Theology Religion and Peace Nonviolence Cross-Cultural Interpretation of the Bible and Indigenous Christianity Postcolonial Interpretation of Bible

Chris Slobogin

Milton R. Underwood Chair in Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in criminal law and procedure, mental health law and evidence law.

Juvenile Crime Insanity Defense Criminal Procedure Evidence Law Criminal Law

Setsuo Miyazawa

Senior Professor of Law and Senior Director of the East Asian Legal Studies Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: miyazawa@uchastings.edu / 415-939-1284 / Office 384-200

Police and Criminal Justice Legal Ethics Public Interest Lawyering Legal Education Corporate Legal Practice

David L. Faigman

Chancellor & Dean | John F. Digardi Distinguished Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contact: faigmand@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4700 Office 300-200

Constitutional Law Scientific Methods for Lawyers Science Policy Scientific Evidence Peer Review; Expert Testimony

Petra Molnar

Associate Director · Refugee Law Lab, Osgoode Hall Law School

Refugee and migration issues; technology and human rights; immigration detention; and the relationship between law, society, and culture

Technology and human rights Anthropology of Migration Ethnography and Ethnographic Writing Women's Rights Refugee and Human Rights Issues

Edmund McGarrell

Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

Edmund McGarrell is an expert in violence prevention, evidence-based crime policy, and community- and problem-oriented policing.

Gun, Gang and Drug Related Crime Violence Reduction Community Policing

Sarah Hooper

Executive Director of UCSF / UC Hastings Consortium and Adjunct Professor · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: hoopers@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4831 / Office 377-200

Health Equity Health Law Comprehensive and Coordinated Care Health and Access to Civil Justice Elder Financial Abuse

Martha Ginn, PhD

Professor · Augusta University

Dr. Martha Ginn is a political expert on the judicial process, constitutional law and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Politics Judicial Politics The U.S. Supreme Court Constitutional Law Polling