Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.

Visiting Professor and Research Scholar

Christopher L. Griffin, Jr. is a Visiting Professor and Research Scholar at the University of Arizona. Prof. Griffin's research primarily uses randomized control trials to evaluate the effectiveness of innovations in civil and criminal law administration. These studies include tests of a pretrial risk assessment tool, attorney triage in eviction proceedings, and efforts to address the civil legal needs of domestic abuse survivors. He holds a B.S. in International Political Economy, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service; an MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford; and a J.D. from Yale Law School.

Curriculum Vitae

SSRN Published Papers


  • J.D. Yale Law School
  • MPhil University of Oxford
  • B.S. Georgetown University

Work Experience

  • Visiting Professor and Research Scholar
    James E. Rogers College of Law
    2018 - 2019
  • Research Director, The Access to Justice Lab
    Harvard Law School
    2016 - 2018
  • Assistant Professor of Law
    William & Mary Law School
    2012 - 2016
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
    Duke Law School
    2010 - 2012