Austin Sarat is associate provost and associate dean of the faculty and William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science at Amherst College. He is the author of The Death Penalty on the Ballot: American Democracy and the Fate of Capital Punishment.
Jonathan Obert is assistant professor of Political Science at Amherst College and the author of The Six Shooter State: Public and Private Violence in American Politics.
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