Category Archives: Chutes and Ladders

Gonzaga Law Hiring Announcements (4) – Legal Writing; Low Income Taxpayer Clinic; Environmental Law, Health Law, Natural Resources Law, Business Law, and/or Privacy Law

Gonzaga University (Spokane, Washington) seeks to fill up to four positions. The full job descriptions/hiring announcements (available here) are summarized below: Up to 2 Doctrinal Hires (tenure-track faculty positions) (details here) GONZAGA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW seeks applicants for up … Continue reading

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Grants for Undocumented Immigrant Entrepreneurs

From the FLP mailbox: Undocumented entrepreneurs working to create social change can apply for grants and support through Immigrants Rising’s Entrepreneurship Fund. The Fund showcases the talents of undocumented young people and amplifies the positive impact of their work. In … Continue reading

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St. Thomas (Miami) Hiring Announcement

From colleagues at St. Thomas: ST. THOMAS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW seeks to fill entry-level tenure-track or, lateral tenure-track,-position(s) beginning in Fall 2019 in the areas of: Contracts, Business Associations, Tax Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence, Health Law, Tax … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Law School Hiring Announcement

From colleagues at Brooklyn: BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL seeks to hire two full-time, tenure-track or tenured faculty members. We are interested in outstanding candidates in all fields, including civil procedure, constitutional law, labor law, tax law, business law and regulation, antitrust, … Continue reading

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Northern Kentucky University Chase College of Law Dean Search Announcement

From colleagues at NKU: Founded in 1893, the Salmon P. Chase College of Law has for 125 years provided service to students and the legal community throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky and across the Ohio River to Cincinnati and its … Continue reading

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Winner of 2017 Penny Pether Law & Language Scholarship Award

The winner of the 2017 Penny Pether Law & Language Scholarship Award is Dr. Yvette Russell, for her article “Woman’s Voice/Law’s Logos: The Rape Trial and the Limits of Liberal Reform,” Australian Feminist Law Journal, 42.2, 273-296. Congratulations, Professor Russell! … Continue reading

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Temple University Hiring Announcement

From colleagues at Temple: Temple University Beasley School of Law is seeking to fill two faculty positions beginning in fall 2019. The first is in constitutional law. For this position, we are particularly seeking an established, tenured expert in the … Continue reading

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Haverford College Seeks 1-Yr, Pre-Tenure Visitor for Peace, Justice and Human Rights Program

From the FLP mailbox: Haverford College invites applications for a one-year visiting Assistant Professor in its Peace, Justice and Human Rights Program for AY2018-19. The position is open to scholars at all pre-tenure levels with training in the humanities or … Continue reading

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Temple Law School Hiring Announcement

From colleagues at Temple: Temple University Beasley School of Law is seeking to fill two faculty positions beginning in fall 2018. The first is for the Murray H. Shusterman Professorship in Transactional and Business Law. For this position, we expect … Continue reading

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Northern Kentucky University Hiring Announcement

From colleagues at NKU: NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY, SALMON P. CHASE COLLEGE OF LAW, anticipates hiring up to two entry-level or junior lateral, tenure-track, J.D.-credentialed faculty members to begin in the 2018-2019 academic year. JOB DESCRIPTION/QUALIFICATIONS We are seeking stellar candidates … Continue reading

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Pitt Seeks to Hire Tax Prof

From colleagues at the University of Pittsburgh: The University of Pittsburgh School of Law invites applications for a tenure-stream position, beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year, to teach courses in the tax area. The successful candidate will become an integral … Continue reading

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SULC Hiring Director of Law Library

From colleagues at the Southern University Law Center: SULC hiring for a Director of Library Services (at Assistant/Associate Professor rank) The Director of the Law Library Reports to the Chancellor of the Southern University Law Center Responsible for all aspects of library operations … Continue reading

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Feminist Law Prof Michelle Anderson Named Dean of Brooklyn College

Michelle Anderson, feminist law prof and outgoing dean at CUNY Law School, has been named President of Brooklyn College.  Here is a portion of CUNY’s press release: The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today appointed … Continue reading

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Winner of AALS Scholarly Papers Competition Announced

From the AALS, here: 2016 AALS Scholarly Papers Competition for law school faculty members who have been teaching for five years or less. The competition’s selection committee chose Jill M. Fraley, associate professor at Washington and Lee School of Law … Continue reading

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Michelle Anderson Stepping Down as CUNY Dean

Feminist Law Prof Michelle Anderson has announced that she will be stepping down as the Dean at CUNY Law School at the end of this academic year.  Here is an excerpt from the email she sent to the CUNY community: … Continue reading

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Haverford College VAP in Peace, Justice and Human Rights Program

From the FLP mailbox: Haverford College invites applications for a three-year visiting Assistant Professor (with possibility of renewal) in its Peace, Justice and Human Rights Program. The position is open to scholars at all pre-tenure levels with training in the … Continue reading

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Penny Venetis Named EVP and Director of Legal Momentum

Penny M. Venetis (Rutgers) has been named as Executive Vice President and Legal Director of Legal Momentum, effective January, 2015. Here is an excerpt from the organization’s press release: Professor Venetis will lead Legal Momentum’s litigation, policy and other advocacy … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Sarah Deer, MacArthur Fellow

Feminist Law Prof Sarah Deer (William Mitchell) has been named as one of this year’s MacArthur Fellows.  Congratulations, Professor Deer! William Mitchell’s press release is here.  The folks at Feministing have a great profile of Professor Deer here. -Bridget Crawford

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Emory Hiring Announcement

From the FLP mailbox: Good news for those interested in the Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative! One of Emory Law’s hiring priorities for Fall 2015 is Vulnerability and Law. Emory Law is doing a search for a scholar interested … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations: 2015 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award

The AALS Section on Women in Legal Education is pleased to open nominations for its 2015 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2013, the inaugural award honored Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and in 2014 the award honored Catharine A. … Continue reading

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Catharine MacKinnon Receives AALS Section on Women in Legal Education Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Catharine MacKinnon received the 2014 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award from the AALS Section on Women in Legal Education on January 3, 2014 at the AALS Annual Meeting in New York City.  (Here is the press release.) After … Continue reading

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Catharine A. MacKinnon Wins Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award

The AALS Section on Women in Legal Education is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2014 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award is Professor Catharine A. MacKinnon. Professor MacKinnon is Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law at the … Continue reading

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Two Carleton University Hiring Announcements

From colleagues at Carleton University (Canada), two hiring announcements: Law and Legal Studies (lndigeneity and the Law) – Assistant Professor The Department of Law and Legal Studies invites applications from qualified candidates for a preliminary (tenure-track) appointment in “lndigeneity and … Continue reading

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Stetson Hiring Announcement

From colleagues at Stetson, these three hiring announcements: Professor of Legal Skills and Trial Advocacy Stetson University College of Law seeks an entry level or lateral hire to lead Stetson’s award winning trial advocacy program.  The successful candidate is expected … Continue reading

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Call for Nominees for AALS Section on Women in Legal Education Lifetime Achievement Award

This year the AALS Section on Women in Legal Education will award, for the first time, a Lifetime Achievement award. The purpose of the Lifetime Achievement Award is to honor an individual who has had a distinguished career of teaching, … Continue reading

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Lolita Buckner Inniss Named Hamilton College 2012-2013 Elihu Root Peace Fund Visiting Professor in Women’s Studies

Lolita Buckner Inniss (Cleveland-Marshall) has been named as the 2012-2013 Elihu Root Peace Fund Visiting Professor in Women’s Studies at Hamilton College.  As described in the program materials, the visiting professorship was “endowed for the purpose of serving the needs and … Continue reading

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Was Sexism a Factor in Carol Bartz’s Yahoo Firing?

That’s the headline of this column by Jeff Bercovici over at Forbes.com.  It features a colloquy between Mr. Bercovici and fellow Forbes writer Jenna Goudreau.  Ms. Goudreau comments: Studies have shown that assertiveness in women often reads as aggressiveness (read: “abrasive,” “bitchy,” etc.) … Continue reading

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Nebraska Seeks 3 Tenure-Track Faculty Members

From our friends at Nebraska, this Appointments notice: The University of Nebraska College of Law invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions focusing on teaching in several areas, including telecommunications and cyber law, business associations as well as other transactional law … Continue reading

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Washington & Lee Dean Search Open

Washington and Lee University School of Law has begun a search for a new dean.  Information about the search and school is here. Long-time FLP contributor Professor Joan Shaungnessy is chair of the search committee.  She can be reached at shaughnessyj@wlu.edu. … Continue reading

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Sarah Barringer Gordon Wins Lindback Award at Penn

Congratulations to Professor Sarah Barringer Gordon on receiving one of the University of Pennsylvania’s most important teaching awards, the Lindback Award.  From the University’s Almanac (here): Sarah Barringer Gordon, Arlin M. Adams Professor of Constitutional Law in the School of … Continue reading

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First Female Dean at University of the Andes Law School

Earlier this year, Helena Alviar García became the first female dean of the Law School at the University of the Andes in Bogotá (Colombia).  The school’s press release is here. Last month at an International Association of Law Schools Conference on … Continue reading

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Kim Krawiec Named Kathrine Robinson Everett Professor at Duke Law School

Al Brophy has the good news over here at The Faculty Lounge that Kim Krawiec has been named the Kathrine Robinson Everett Professor at Duke Law School.  Here is an excerpt from the Duke press release: Krawiec will become the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Danne Johnson!

Congratulations to Danne Johnson whose tenure at Oklahoma City University School of Law whose was confirmed yesterday by the trustees. Professor Johnson also has been named the winner of OCU’s 2011 Student Choice Awards for Best Mentor and Favorite Overall … Continue reading

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Ellen Podgor Named as Gary R. Trombley Family White-Collar Crime Research Professor

From Stetson’s press release (here): Stetson University College of Law has named Ellen S. Podgor the inaugural Gary R. Trombley Family White-Collar Crime Research Professor. A former prosecutor and criminal defense attorney, Professor Podgor has written more than 50 articles … Continue reading

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Pace Law School Hiring Assistant Dean of Environmental Programs

Here’s a notice about a mixed administrative/teaching position at my home institution: Pace University School of Law (White Plains, NY) is seeking to fill one position, titled, Assistant Dean of Environmental Programs and Professor of Law for Designated Project or … Continue reading

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Ann Bartow from South Carolina to Pace

From Pace Law School’s press release: Pace Law School is strengthening its offerings in intellectual property by adding to its teaching ranks Professor Ann Bartow, a leading intellectual property scholar, Dean Michelle S. Simon announced. “Ann Bartow is a remarkably … Continue reading

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Blair LM Kelley Wins 2010 Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book Award

Congratulations to Professor Blair LM Kelley (History, North Carolina) who has received the 2010 Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book Award from the Association of Black Women Historians for her book, Right to Ride: Streetcar Boycotts and African American Citizenship in the Era of … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Professor Lolita Buckner Inniss

 Congratulations to Professor Lolita Buckner Inniss (Cleveland Marshall) who has been named Joseph C. Hostetler-Baker & Hostetler Chair in Law! -Bridget Crawford

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Kimberly Brooks Named Dean at Dalhousie Law

Professor Kimberly Brooks (McGill) has been named Dean of the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University (Halifax, Nova Scotia).  Here is the announcement from the press release (not yet posted on the Dalhousie website): Professor Brooks graduated with a BA … Continue reading

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Camille Nelson Named Dean at Suffolk Law

 Professor Camille Nelson (Hofstra) has been named Dean at Suffolk University Law School in Boston.  Suffolk’s press release is here.

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Anita Allen Appointed to Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

Feminist Law Prof Anita L. Allen (Penn) has been appointed by President Obama to the  Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.  The White House press release is here. -Bridget Crawford

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H. Anderson Recommended for Tenure

The Pace Law School faculty has recommended that the University President and Trustees grant tenure to  Horace Anderson.   Graduating students voted Professor Anderson as “Oustanding Professor of the Year” in 2009.   Professor Anderson is an IP specialist, Feminist … Continue reading

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Infanti Wins Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award at Pitt Law

From the Pitt Law website (here): Professor Anthony Infanti is receiving a 2010 Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of Pittsburgh. In making the award, the selection committee noted his innovation in developing teaching methods appropriate to different course … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Maggie Chon!

Kudos to Feminist Law Prof Margaret Chon (Seattle) who will be installed on March 25, 2010 as the Donald and Lynda Horowitz Chair for the Pursuit of Justice at Seattle University School of Law. -Bridget Crawford

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Meier Receives ABA Sharon Corbitt Award

Professor Joan Meier (GWU) has received the first-ever Sharon Corbitt Award from the ABA Commission on Domestic Violence, in recognition of “exemplary legal service to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.” GWU’s announcement is here. -Bridget Crawford

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E. Lynn Harris Dead at 54

From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (here): Atlanta author E. Lynn Harris died Friday at age 54 during a west coast book tour. In a statement to the AJC, Alison Rich, Doubleday executive director of publicity said:”We at Doubleday are deeply shocked … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Frank McCourt

To my knowledge, Frank McCourt did not spend a lot of time thinking about animal issues.   However, he was the first person who taught me to care about writing and to appreciate the power of language.   He did … Continue reading

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H. Anderson Named “Outstanding Professor” at Pace

Horace Anderson  has been selected by vote of the 2009 graduating class as Pace Law School’s “Outstanding Professor of the Year.”  Students use words like “brilliant” and “dedicated” to describe Professor Anderson, who is an IP specialist.  He is also … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Imani Perry!

Imani Perry (Rutgers Newark) has accepted an appointment as a  Professor in the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University.  Congratulations! Professor Perry is a brilliant thinker and writer whose work I admire very much.  This is great for … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Danielle Citron!

Congratulations to Danielle Citron on receiving tenure at the University of Maryland School of Law!   Her publications include”Law’s Expressive Value in Combating Cyber Gender Harassment,”108  Michigan Law Review  (forthcoming), “Cyber Civil Rights,” 89  Boston University Law Review  61 (2009), … Continue reading

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