Ava Baron
Director, Law & Justice Program; Professor of Sociology, Law & Justice, Gender & Sexuality Studies, BHP Email: ajbaron@rider.edu
Phone Number: 609-895-5462
Department Name:
Sociology, Law & Justice, Gender & Sexuality Studies, BHP
Office Location:
Fine Arts 250

Faculty Office Hours

Mailing Address:
2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Role: 
Faculty
Title: 
Director, Law & Justice Program; Professor of Sociology, Law & Justice, Gender & Sexuality Studies, BHP
Email: 
ajbaron@rider.edu
Phone Number: 
609-895-5462
Department Name: 
Sociology, Law & Justice, Gender & Sexuality Studies, BHP
Mailing Address: 
2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Office Location: 
Fine Arts 250

Dr. Ava Baron (Ph.D., New York University) teaches courses related to law, criminal justice, work, and gender. She founded the Law and Justice Program, and served as its Director for seven years. She has received the Frank N. Elliott Award for Distinguished Service and the Ziegler-Gee Woman of the Year Award.  She published research on gender, masculinity and work, and women workers in various occupations, including the legal profession. She also has researched bail procedures and prison life. She is currently working on a book on sexual harassment at the workplace.  She has been a member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, visiting scholar at Cornell University‚Äôs Institute for Women and Work, Rutgers University Center for Historical Analysis, and at the University of Pennsylvania, and twice been awarded a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities.