Dr. Jeffrey Sachs

Office: BAC 450
Email: jeffrey.sachs@acadiau.ca


Ph.D. (McGill), M.A. (U of Chicago), B.A. Hons (Rochester)

Research/Teaching Interests

  • Judicial Politics
  • Authoritarianism
  • Politics of the Middle East and Africa
  • Islam and Politics  

Teaching (2018-19)

  • POLS3083: Issues in International Law
  • POLS3493: American Government

Selected Publications

Journal Articles
Sachs, Jeffrey Adam. "Seeing Like an Islamic State: Shari ‘a and Political Power in Sudan." Law & Society Review 52, no. 3 (2018): 630-651.

Moustafa, Tamir, and Jeffrey Adam Sachs. "Law and Society Review Special Issue Introduction: Islamic Law, Society, and the State." Law & Society Review 52, no. 3 (2018): 560-573.

Sachs, Jeffrey Adam. "“Native Courts” and the Limits of the Law in Colonial Sudan: Ambiguity as Strategy." Law & Social Inquiry 38, no. 4 (2013): 973-992.

There is No Campus Free Speech Crisis: A Close Look at the Evidence, Niskanen Center, April 2018.

The ‘Campus Free Speech Crisis’ is a Myth. Here are the Facts, Washington Post (Monkey Cage), March 2018.