Sociology Graduate Student Jay Borchert recently accepted a prestigious position as  a Visiting Scholar at the Center for the Study of Law and Society at the University of California Berkeley School of Law, Boalt Hall from 2013-15.  CSLS provides an exciting opportunity for post-docs, tenured faculty and graduate students to actively engage socio-legal research topics and to collaborate in order to further the field of law and society. 

While in residence at Berkeley, Jay will continue to work on his dissertation "American Corrections: Why and how U.S. prisons reshape and refine inequality."