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Larry Barnett

Emeritus Professor of Law

B.A., University of California at Los Angeles
M.S., Oregon State University
Ph.D, Florida State University
J.D., University of Florida


Email: [email protected]


Larry D. Barnett received a B.A. summa cum laude from the University of California at Los Angeles; an M.S. from Oregon State University; a Ph.D. from Florida State University; and a J.D. with Honors from the University of Florida. Professor Barnett is admitted to practice in Florida. He joined the faculty of the Delaware Law School in 1978 and was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Leiden in The Netherlands in 1979-80. Professor Barnett has taught securities law as well as social science and law. In the area of securities law, Professor Barnett taught a course on securities regulation and a course on investment companies. He has written two books on the sociology of law — The Place of Law (2011) and Legal Construct, Social Concept (1993, 2010) — and authored Mutual Funds and Federal Regulation, a casebook for law school courses on the federal Investment Company Act and Investment Advisers Act. In addition, Professor Barnett founded Population Research and Policy Review, a journal in the field of demography that has been published since 1982, and he served as editor-in-chief for its first eleven volumes.