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Elizabeth Mertz

Elizabeth Mertz

Expert on use of social science in law (especially families and children in divorce and/or abuse cases), legal education

Professor, law Law School Work: 608-263-7419 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Legal education reform, integrating social science into legal training for students and legal professionals


  • Member, American Association of Law Schools Committee on Research
  • Co-winner, Herbert Jacob Book Prize, Law & Society Association, for "The Language of Law: Learning to 'Think Like a Lawyer'"
  • Fellow, American Anthropological Association
  • Elected treasurer and class representative to the executive committee, Law and Society Association