The Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy at the State University of New York at Buffalo at the State University of New York at Buffalo will be awarding several fellowships in interdisciplinary legal studies. Here’s the call for applications

The Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy at the State University of New York at Buffalo plans to award several fellowships for 2013-14 to scholars pursuing important topics in law, legal institutions, and social policy. Applications are invited from junior and senior scholars from law, the humanities, and the social sciences.

Fellows are expected to participate regularly in Baldy Center events, but otherwise have no obligations beyond vigorously pursuing their  research. Fellows receive standard university research privileges  (access to UB libraries, high-speed Internet, office space, computer equipment, phone, website space, working paper series,
etc.) and are encouraged to  develop collaborative research projects with SUNY Buffalo faculty  members where appropriate. Those who wish to teach a course to aid their  research or gain teaching experience will be accommodated on a  case-by-case basis.

Post-Doctoral Fellowships are available to individuals who have completed the PhD or JD but have not yet begun a tenure track appointment. Post-Doctoral Fellows will receive a stipend of $40,000 and may apply for up to $2000 in professional travel support. Mid-Career and Senior Fellowships are available as sabbatical supplements to established scholars who wish to work at the Center.
Stipends will be commensurate with experience, need, and duration of visit.

Application materials include: (1) a description of the planned research (question, conceptual framework, method, possible findings, importance to the field), (2) a complete academic and professional resume, (3) an  academic writing sample, and (4) the names and contact information of  three academic references. Applications should be submitted no later  than February 1, 2013 at:

For further information, see our answers to frequently asked questions. Additional questions about the Baldy Fellows Program should be addressed to Assistant Director Laura Wirth, or (716) 645-2581.

The Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy is an endowed, internationally recognized institute that advances interdisciplinary research on law, legal institutions, and social policy at the State University of New York at Buffalo. More than 150 faculty members from numerous SUNY Buffalo departments participate in Baldy Center research,  conferences, consortia, and publications. The Center maintains  cooperative ties to other research centers and hosts distinguished  scholars from around the world as visitors, fellows, speakers, and  conference participants.


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