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Thaddeus Talbot is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School. His research focuses on issues of federalism and criminal law. As an ISPS Graduate Policy fellow, Thaddeus will write about the interplay between federal and state criminal prosecutions of cases involving firearms. He currently serves as an editor on the Yale Law Journal.
Office Location: 238 Prospect Street
Brittany Torrez is a 3rd year doctoral student in Organizational Behavior at the Yale School of Management. Her research examines the psychological processes that contribute to the reproduction of race and class inequality in the workplace. Currently, her work investigates ways to implement effective diversity and inclusion policies in organizations to promote intraminority solidarity and support for Black employees.
Baji’s project as a Dahl Scholar will focus on the implications of prison privatization. More specifically, he will conduct a review of contracts made between private prison contractors and state governments in order to see the legal framework of liability and responsibility that is drawn up between the state and the free market. Through this analysis, he hopes to uncover some insight into why private prisons consistently lead to worse outcomes for inmates.
Samuel Ralph Turner is a junior in Trumbull College from Philadelphia, PA. He is majoring in Ethics, Politics, & Economics and pursuing a certificate in Global Health Studies. At Yale, Samuel plays on the varsity men’s squash team and serves as a site coordinator for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. He has conducted health policy research — related to cancer legislation, hospital consolidation, and Covid-19 testing —and is interested in how legal and public policy tools can improve the American healthcare system.
Tom R. Tyler is the Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology at Yale Law School. He is also a professor (by courtesy) at the Yale School of Management. He joined the Yale Law faculty in January 2012 as a professor of law and psychology. He was previously a University Professor at New York University, where he taught in both the psychology department and the law school. Prior to joining NYU in 1997, he taught at the University of California, Berkeley, and at Northwestern University.