- Professor and Chair of Critical Race, Gender, and Cultural Studies, and Chair of Public Health
Law and Justice
The Law and Justice minor enhances students’ knowledge and skills with regards to critical analysis of social, political and ethical issues.
The Law and Justice minor is an interdisciplinary approach to student learning with courses in disciplines, departments, and schools across the University. This minor enhances students’ knowledge and skills with regards to critical analysis of social, political and ethical issues.
Students explore the relationship between social justice, laws, theories, governments, and institutions in the United States and across the globe, as well as group dynamics. Topics are related to the constitution, legal environments, criminal justice, and the judiciary system as they impact social change.
Elective CoursesChoose any three:
|BUS 180||Business Law||4|
|LTWR 168||Crime Literature||4|
|LTWR 179||Human Rights and Global Literature||4|
|PHIL 123||Symbolic Logic||4|
|PHIL 225||Social Media, Digital Technology, and Ethics||4|
|POLS 168||Criminal Law||3|
|POLS 214||Constitutional Law: The Modern Court||4|
|POLS 216||American Judiciary & Legal Issues||4|
|POLS 220||International Organization and Law||4|
|POLS 223||Human Rights: The Basic Dilemmas||4|
|SOCI 220||Working for Social Justice||4|
|SOCI 222||Organizing for Social Change||4|
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- Associate Professor of Practice and Director of the Lee Family Foundation Fellowship Program