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Photo of Bryant Garth   Bryant Garth, Chancellor's Professor of Law
University of California Irvine School of Law
Irvine, CA

Bryant Garth is Chancellor's Professor at the University of California Irvine School of Law, where he has been since 2012.  He served as Dean of Southwestern Law School from 2005-2012, and Dean of the Indiana University-Bloomington School of Law from 1986-1990.  Additionally, he was the Director of the American Bar Foundation between 1990-2004.  His scholarship focuses on the legal profession, the sociology of law, and globalization.  Two of his books, co-authored with Yves Dezalay, Dealing in Virtue (1996) and Asian Legal Revivals (2010), were given the Herbert Jacobs Award from the Law and Society Association as the best books in the field of Law and Society published that year.  He served as co-editor of the Journal of Legal Education from 2011-2014 and is on the Executive Coordinating Committee of the "After the J.D." project, the first longitudinal study of the legal profession.  Bryant Garth chairs the advisory committee of the Law School Survey of Student Engagement (LSSSE).

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