The School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) is proud to announce that Honorary Professor Terence C. Halliday, has been awarded the Harry J. Kalven, Jr. Award by the Law and Society Association for “empirical scholarship that has contributed most effectively to the advancement of research in law and society”.
Professor Terence C. Halliday, is an Honorary Professor at the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) at the Australian National University and Research Professor at the American Bar Foundation, where he has served in many positions including Deputy Director, Associate Director and Co-Director of the Center of Law and Globalization. He is an Adjunct Professor of Sociology at Northwestern University and currently co-leads the Collaborative Research Network on Global and Transnational Legal Ordering.
Professor Halliday has contributed significantly to two areas of law and society scholarship namely the sociology of the legal profession and the field of law and globalization. Within the scope of the first area, his development (with Lucien Karpik) of the theory of “legal complex” has been particularly influential.
Professor Halliday, has theorised and empirically studied law and globalization extensively having produced numerous scholarly works including the ground breaking study Bankrupt: Global Lawmaking and Systemic Financial Crisis (Stanford University Press, 2009).
For his work, Professor Halliday has received numerous awards including the Adam Podgerecki Prize for Career Achievement in the Sociology of Law and Sociolegal Scholarship (2013).