New York University

Graduate School of Arts and Science

Law and Society Program


70 Washington Square South

New York City, NY 10012

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D.-Law and Society; Ph.D.-J.D. (dual degree)-Law and Society and Law (with School of Law), M.A.-J.D. (dual degree)-Law and Society and Law (with School of Law)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Law and Society Program offers a Ph.D., a J.D.-Ph.D. dual degree, and a J.D.-M.A. dual degree in law and society. As an interschool program, supported by New York University's School of Law and the Faculty of Arts and Science, the program serves as an intellectual center for faculty, graduate students, and law students interested in studying law and legal institutions from an interdisciplinary social science perspective. The Law and Society Program encourages a wide range of social science perspectives, theoretical frameworks, and empirical methods. In addition to formal course work, the program convenes the NYU law and society colloquium and the law and society workshop, sponsors sociolegal conferences, and hosts visiting scholars.


New York University is a member of the Association of American Universities and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

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