Conversations With the Academy

Online as a podcast
  • Hosted by Darinda Sharp, Collin Hesse

Conversations with the Academy explores the scholarship and background of some of the nation’s leading legal scholars. This monthly podcast, brought to you by the University of Arkansas School of Law, features wide-ranging interviews with renowned legal academics from all over the country. Co-hosted by School of Law Director of Communications Darinda Sharp and Academic Programs Coordinator Collin Hesse.

Conversations With The Academy: Michael Vandenbergh

May 17, 2017

Michael Vandenbergh, the David Daniels Allen Distinguished Chair of Law at Vanderbilt Law School, talks with Darinda Sharp about his research on climate change and the law. He was on campus in March of 2016 as part of the University of Arkansas School of Law’s speaker exchange program.

Conversations With The Academy: David Epstein

Apr 26, 2017

David Epstein, the George E. Allen Chair at the University of Richmond School of Law and former dean of the University of Arkansas School of Law, was on campus in February of 2016 as part of the University of Arkansas School of Law’s speaker exchange program. He and Darinda Sharp discuss his research on third party beneficiary law.

Conversations with the Academy: Joel Goldstein

Mar 27, 2017
courtesy / Saint Louis University

Vice presidential scholar Joel Goldstein discusses his research with Darinda Sharp. Goldstein, the Vincent C. Immel Professor of Law at Saint Louis University School of Law, was on campus in April 2016 as part of the Hartman Hotz Lectures in Law and Liberal Arts.

Conversations with the Academy: Stacey Lantagne

Mar 27, 2017
courtesy / University of Mississippi

Darinda Sharp and Stacey Lantagne, assistant professor at the University of Mississippi School of Law, discuss her research on fan fiction and the law. Lantagne was on campus in February 2016 as part of the University of Arkansas School of Law’s speaker exchange program.

Conversations with the Academy: Deborah Jones Merritt

Mar 27, 2017
courtesy / Ohio State University

In this inaugural episode, Darinda Sharp talks with Deborah Jones Merritt, the John Deaver Drinko-Baker & Hostetler Chair in Law at Ohio State University. Merritt talks about her research in cognitive science and the law. She was on campus in November 2015 as part of the Hartman Hotz Lectures in Law and Liberal Arts.