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Robert Hayden

Affiliated Professor of Law


From University of Pittsburgh | Department of Anthropology

Robert Hayden is an anthropologist of law and politics, and has done extensive work on the reconstruction of states and nations in the former Yugoslavia, following extensive fieldwork there.

He has also done fieldwork in India and among the Senecas of New York state, and has as well written on issues concerning the American legal system and its role in society.

Professor Hayden also holds appointments on the faculty of the Law School and in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, and is Director of the Center for Russian and East European Studies.

Professor Hayden is the principal investigator of Antagonistic Tolerance: An International & Interdisciplinary Project on Competitive Sharing of Religious Sites.


Director, Center for Russian and East European Studies|Professor of Anthropology