Vanderbilt University, headquarters of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience , is a leading institution for the study of law and neuroscience. Whether enrolled in law, neuroscience, psychology, or the nation’s first joint JD/PhD program in Law & Neuroscience, students at Vanderbilt have access to unparalleled opportunities at the law/neuroscience intersection. Coursework provides introductions and firm foundations. Faculty afford students opportunities to customize independent studies, to contribute to brain-scanning experimental design and research, and to assist in preparing and revising the first Law & Neuroscience course-book (forthcoming 2013). This page serves as a gateway to learning more about Vanderbilt's central role in the emerging, exciting, and important new field of Law & Neuroscience.
New Scholarships for JD/PhD Students
The Vanderbilt JD/PhD joint degree in Law and Neuroscience is happy to announce that one full-tuition law school scholarship has been put into place this year for a person admitted to both the Vanderbilt Brain Institute and Vanderbilt Law School who will begin the JD/PhD track in Neuroscience in Fall 2013. To learn more, visit: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/neurolaw/scholarship.php