James T. Richardson Judicial Studies Endowment established

James T. Richardson

James T. Richardson, emeritus professor of sociology and judicial studies, and his wife Cynthia recently established the James T. Richardson Judicial Studies Endowment to benefit students pursuing either their master's or doctorate in judicial studies. The only national program of its type to offer judicial officers the options of a master's and a doctoral degree, the Judicial Studies Program was established in 1986 and has graduated 160 scholars from 33 states and several foreign countries. After 48 years on staff, James T. Richardson retired from the University June 30, 2016 and has given to programs and scholarships across campus.

Photo: Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Judicial Studies James T. Richardson. (Photo by Theresa Danna-Douglas)

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