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Jon Hanson

professor, Harvard Law School

Jon Hanson is the Alfred Smart Professor of Law and the Director of The Project on Law and Mind Sciences (www.lawandmind.com) at Harvard Law School. Professor Hanson graduated from Yale Law School in 1990, clerked for Judge José A. Cabranes, spent one year as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Yale Law School, and then joined the faculty at Harvard Law School in 1992. His teaching and scholarship melds social psychology, social cognition, economics, history, and law. His publications include: *The Blame Frame: Justifying (Racial) Oppression in America*, 41 HARV. C.R.-C.L. L. REV. 413 (2006) (with Kathleen Hanson); *The Illusion of Law: The Legitimating Schemas of Modern Policy and Corporate Law*, 103 U. MICH. L. REV. 1 (2004) (with Ron Chen); *The Situation: An Introduction to the Situational Character, Critical Realism, Power Economics, & Deep Capture*, 152 U. PENN. L. REV. 129 (2003) (with David Yosifon); and *Taking Behavioralism Seriously: Some Evidence of Market Manipulation*, 112 HARV. L. REV. 1420 (1999) (with Doug Kysar). Professor Hanson is currently editing a book, titled Ideology, Psychology, and Law (Oxford University Press) and conducting empirical research examining implicit policy attitudes and motives.