Scholars Adventure Series:
Access to Justice During the Pandemic


Apr 11


5:15 pm

6:15 pm


Honors College: A reminder email will be sent which will include the room assignment.



Brian J. Gaines – Professor, Department of Political Science and Institute of Government and Public Affairs

Professor Gaines will discuss a project analyzing how courts have handled the pandemic with remote proceedings.

Brian J. Gaines is a professor at the University of Illinois, with appointments in the Department of Political Science and at the Institute of Government and Public Affairs.  He received a BA with honors from the University of British Columbia and AM and PhD degrees from Stanford University, where he was also the playing president of the ice hockey club.  Most of his research deals with elections, electoral rules, and public opinion.  He served on the Royal Commission for Electoral Boundaries that re-drew the constituencies of British Columbia prior its 1991 general election. Between 2005 and 2007, he completed marathons on all seven continents.

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