Ronit Dinovitzer is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Toronto Mississauga and a Faculty Fellow at the American Bar Foundation. She holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Toronto. Ronit is currently engaged in research on stratification in the legal profession through her involvement with the After the JD project, the first national longitudinal study of law graduates in the US. She has also conducted research on the social organization of lawyers, the market for lawyers and legal services, and the effects of legal culture among civil litigators. She has also begun a similar SSHRC-funded project based on the Canadian context. She is also, together with Professor Judith Taylor and other collaborators, examining political and ethnic identity formation of youth involved in the Israeli Taglit movement. Ronit’s research also extends to the sociology of crime and criminal justice, including work on specialized domestic violence courts, prosecutorial decision-making, sentencing, and the effects of incarceration on offenders and their families.