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  • Illinois sociologist wins MacArthur fellowship

    Rebecca Sandefur, a professor of sociology and of law, is the recipient of a 2018 MacArthur fellowship, commonly called a “genius grant.”

    Rebecca Sandefur, a professor of sociology and of law, is the recipient of a 2018 MacArthur fellowship, commonly called a “genius grant.” Her research has focused on how legal services are delivered and consumed, especially in low-income communities.

    Photo by Jean-Marc Giboux, courtesy the MacArthur Foundation

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Rebecca Sandefur, call 217-333-6100; email sandefur@illinois.edu.

    Learn more about Sandefur’s work in this three-minute MacArthur Foundation video: https://youtu.be/7yfHIV-PGlE