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423 O'Brian Hall, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1100
Joel Black has a PhD in American legal history. His teaching and research focus on law, inequality, and city life. He has taught in law and honors programs at the University of Oregon and the University of Florida, where he also led their nationally ranked Mock Trial team. Black has published six peer-reviewed articles and one book, Structuring Poverty in the Windy City. His forthcoming law review article examines laws governing speech in the era of Vaudeville.
As a faculty member in the University at Buffalo’s Law BA Program, Black welcomes students with questions related to the Law BA Program, legal history, and law in general.