Stanford Experts

Richard Thompson Ford

Title:
Professor of Law

Email:
[email protected]

Phone:
(650) 723-2796

Website:
https://law.stanford.edu/directory/richard-thompson-ford/

Description

An expert on civil rights and antidiscrimination law, Richard Thompson Ford has distinguished himself as an insightful voice and compelling writer on questions of race and multiculturalism. His scholarship combines social criticism and legal analysis and he writes both for popular readers and for academic and legal specialists. His work has focused on the social and legal conflicts surrounding claims of discrimination, on the causes and effects of racial segregation, and on the use of territorial boundaries as instruments of social regulation. Methodologically, his work is at the intersection of critical theory and the law.