Francis X. Shen

Francis X. Shen

JD / PhD in Government and Social Policy, 2006 and 2008.
Associate Professor of Law and McKnight Presidential Fellow, University of Minnesota.
Executive Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Law, Brain, and Behavior.
Francis X. Shen

Francis X. Shen directs the Shen Neurolaw Lab at the University of Minnesota: "Every story is a brain story, and we focus our attention on the ways in which law and public policy can be improved through integration of brain science." He also serves as Executive Director of Education and Outreach activities for the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience.

The Casualty GapFrancis X. Shen is co-author (with Douglas L. Kriner) of The Casualty Gap: The Causes and Consequences of American Wartime Inequalities, Oxford University Press (2010).


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