Gibson receives NSF court research grant

James L. Gibson, PhD, the Sidney W. Souers Professor of Government in the Department of Political Science in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, received a grant of more than $225,000 from the National Science Foundation for his project titled “Collaborative Research: Testing Models of Representation and Institutional Design in the State Courts’ Consideration of Inequality.”

Gibson also received an honorable mention in the Law and Society Association’s Article Prize for his contribution to the article “Losing, but Accepting: Legitimacy, Positivity Theory, and the Symbols of Judicial Authority,” published in Law & Society Review.