Eve Darian-Smith is Professor and Chair in Global Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara and Honorary Professor the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet), Australian National University. Trained as a lawyer, historian and anthropologist, she is interested in issues of postcolonialism, legal pluralism, and sociolegal theory and has published widely including ten books and edited volumes. Her first book Bridging Divides: The Channel Tunnel and English Legal Identity in the New Europe (2009) won the USA Law & Society Association Herbert Jacob Book Prize. Other books include Laws of the Postcolonial (with Peter Fitzpatrick, 2009); New Capitalists: Law, Politics and Identity Surrounding Casino Gaming on Native American Land (2004); Religion, Race, Rights: Landmarks in the History of Modern Anglo-American Law (2010), and most recently Laws and Societies in Global Contexts: Contemporary Approaches (2013, UCP). Her new book project is titled New Indian Wars: Indigenous Sovereignty in Global Perspective. She is on various editorial boards including the Canadian Journal of Law and Society and Social & Legal Studies, and she is a former Associate Editor of American Ethnologist and Law & Society Review.