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Riaz Tejani is Associate Professor of Business Ethics at the University of Redlands School of Business. His research examines problems in legal and business ethics with a focus on race and class inequality, access to justice, and higher education. Riaz’s first book, Law Mart: Justice, Access, and For-Profit Law Schools (2017), is an ethnographic account of for-profit legal education during and after the global financial crisis. His second book, Law and Society Today (forthcoming 2019), critically surveys contemporary themes in socio-legal studies after “law and economics”. Riaz serves on the National Advisory Council of the non-profit research center Law School Transparency, and his recent articles have appeared in American Ethnologist, U.C. Irvine Law Review, and Political and Legal Anthropology Review. His work has been cited or reviewed in outlets including the Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal Forum, Annual Review of Law and Social Science, The Nation, Huffington Post, Salon, and NPR. Riaz holds a PhD in social anthropology from Princeton University and a JD from the USC Gould School of Law, where he was a Fellow at the Center for Law, History, and Culture. His past research affiliations include the École Normale Supérieure-Ulm and the United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization in Paris, France.