Article here about Lynn Mather becoming a distinguised service professor at SUNY - Buffalo. Congrats! Excerpt:
Lynn Mather joined the UB faculty in 2002 as professor of law and political science, and director of the Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy. She previously held the Nelson A. Rockefeller Chair in Government at Dartmouth College and was a Dartmouth faculty member for more than 30 years,
A leading scholar in the field of law and society, she has published extensively on lawyers, legal professionalism, women in the legal profession, courts in popular culture, litigation against tobacco, trial courts and public policy, divorce mediation, plea bargaining and the transformation of disputes.
Her most recent books are “Lawyers in Practice: Ethical Decision Making in Context” (University of Chicago Press, 2012), co-edited with Leslie C. Levin, and “Private Lawyers and the Public Interest: The Evolving Role of Pro Bono in the Legal Profession” (Oxford University Press, 2009), co-edited with UB sociologist Robert Granville.
A former president (2001-02) of the international Law and Society Association, she continues to remain active in the multidisciplinary, scholarly association, contributing to its intellectual pursuits and mentoring younger colleagues in the field.