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Jurisprudence and political science educator

Austin D. Sarat, American Jurisprudence and political science educator. Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1969-1970, Russell Sage fellow Yale Law School, 1973-1974, Karl Lowenstein fellow in political science and jurisprudence, 1985-1986, visiting fellow Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford, 1985-1986, visiting senior research fellow American Bar Foundation, 1987-1988; National Science Foundation grantee, 1972-1973, 81, 85.


Sarat, Austin D. was born on November 2, 1947 in Fall River, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Joseph George and Lillian (Sock) Sarat.


Bachelor in Political Science, Providence U., 1969; Master of Arts in Political Science, University of Wisconsin, 1970; Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science, University of Wisconsin, 1973; Juris Doctor, Yale University, 1988.


Research associate, Yale Law School, 1976-1981; senior staff civil litigation research project, University of Wisconsin School Law, 1979-1981; research associate, University of Wisconsin Law School, 1981-1983; William Nelson Cromwell professor jurisprudence and political science, Amherst (Massachusetts) College, since 1974. Consultant National Advisory Commision on Small Claims Court Justices, 1976-1977, Public Management Superior vena cava syndrome, 1977-1978, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, 1977-1978, National Ctr.for State Court Justices, 1977-1978, NAS, 1979, Yankelovich, Skelley & White, 1980, Hampshire College, 1983, Vermont Law School, 1983, Modern Media Institute, 1983-1984, Porter, Morris, Arthur and Wright, 1984. Director National Endowment for Humanities summer seminar for college teachers, 1986.


Member American Political Science Association (Corwin award committee 1981, 87), Law and Society Association (program committee for 1986 annual meeting, trustee 1987-1981, 86-88, Executive Committee board of trustees 1986-1988), American Judicature Society (program com.1978-1980).


Children: Lauren, Emily.

Joseph George Sarat

Lillian (Sock) Sarat

Lauren Sarat

Emily Sarat