doing, talking, thinking…

…about legal and economic phenomena

Welcome, and thanks for visiting.

My website is about my research. This looks at how we do, talk about, and think about legal and economic aspects of interactions.

If we can reframe legal and economic phenomena, could we respond more innovatively to the financial crisis, and current social problems?

Have a look at the visual aspects of my work under Visualising.

Check out my latest cartoons about law and economics here.

Read about my PhD here, and my papers are here.

The drawings, diagrams, graphics, and videos are ways of visualizing my work, and are explained in this page here. They’re subject to copyright (so please ask before you borrow), but you can see how they appear and what they mean in my videos here.

Recent blog posts…

How abstract ideas are “embedded” into everyday interactions…

The social sciences have a central role in helping us Build Back Better. But before we can imagine better ways of doing, talking and thinking, we need to recognise the mental models we are currently using and where these came from. This seems to be starting to happen…

Visualising the PhD journey: once you start looking for metaphors…

A little heads up on a current (soon to be revealed) WIP: I’m visualising the PhD journey using digital paintings, maps and interactive story-telling. It’s an exciting project and I can’t wait to share it when it goes live. This means that I’ve been thinking about metaphors and ways of storytelling. And it turns out […]

What does a Pandemic mean for the social sciences?

A few months ago, I had the privilege of chatting with a student of public policy at one of the leading universities in the UK for science and disease. He was telling me about the postgraduate course he was on, and how public policy is a discipline based purely on science. I thought briefly, and […]


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Dr Clare Williams