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University of Iowa College of Law
456 Boyd Law Building
Iowa City, IA 52242
ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE
University of Iowa College of Law. Iowa City, IA.
Charles and Marion J. Kierscht Professor of Law Spring 2011 to Present Professor, Charles M. and Marion J. Kierscht Scholar Summer 2007 to Spring 2011 Associate Professor Summer 2006 to Summer 2007 Yale Law School. New Haven, CT.
Visiting Professor of Law Spring, Fall 2014 Taught Critical Race Theory and Race, Gender, and the Law Reading Group.
University of Michigan Law School. Ann Arbor, MI.
Visiting Professor of Law Fall 2009 Taught Employment Discrimination and Race, Law, and Society.
University of California-Davis School of Law. Davis, CA.
Acting Professor (Tenure Track) Summer 2003 to Summer 2006 University of Western Ontario Law. London, Ontario, CA.
Visiting Scholar Spring 2010 Courses: Employment Discrimination, Evidence, Critical Race Theory, Family Law, Comparative Equality (2009 Summer Arcachon Program), Family Responsibilities Discrimination (Intersession) Research and Teaching Interests: Workplace Discrimination, Family Law, Critical Race Theory, Law and Social Science, Feminist Legal Theory, Affirmative Action, Welfare Law, Housing Discrimination and Policy, Bullying Legislation and Policy, Judicial Diversity, Legal History
AWARDS AND HONORS Collegiate Teaching Award, University of Iowa College of Law, 2015-2016 Clyde Ferguson Award, American Association of Law Schools Minority Groups Section Award, national award given to an outstanding law teacher, who in the course of his or her career has achieved excellence in the areas of public service, teaching and scholarship and aimed at law teachers who have provided support, encouragement and mentoring to colleagues, students, and aspiring legal educator (first to win both of the Section’s award, Ferguson Award for senior faculty and administrators and Bell Award for junior faculty), 1 January 2015 Abstract, “Evaluation of the Implementation of Anti-bullying Legislation in Schools” (with Professors Marizen Ramirez and Corrine Peek-Asa and doctoral students, Laura Schwab- Reese and Erica Spies), recognized as the 2014
of the Year by American Public Health Association’s Law Section 50 Under 50 Law Professors of Color (Inaugural List), Lawyers of Color, 2013 Elected as Fellow of the Iowa Bar Foundation, April 2013 Selected for 2012-2013 Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Academic Leadership Program Marion Huit Award, University-wide award given to a tenured faculty member in recognition of outstanding teaching and assistance to students, exceptional research and writing, and dedicated service to the University and the surrounding community, Spring 2012 National Law Journal Minority 40 Under 40, 2011 Iowa City Press-Citizen 10-To-Watch List, 2011 Elected to American Law Institute, December 2010-Present Elected as Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, April 2011-Present Iowa Supreme Court Finalist, January 2011 Thelton E. Henderson Visiting Scholar-in-Residence at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, November 2011 University of Iowa Faculty Scholar Award, University-wide award for leading scholars (recently promoted full professors or associate professors) for creative work of the highest quality University of Iowa College of Law Collegiate Teaching Award Finalist, Fall 2010 Derrick A. Bell Award, American Association of Law Schools Minority Groups Section Award, national award given to a junior faculty member who, through activism, mentoring, teaching and scholarship, has made an extraordinary contribution to legal education, the legal system, or social justice, Winter 2006 William and Sally Rutter Distinguished Teaching Award Nominee, Spring 2006 Faculty Speaker, Public Service Graduation, Spring 2005
NAMED AND INVITED LECTURES 2016 Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, January 18, 2016.
2015 Distinguished Faculty Lecture, University of St. Thomas-Miami School of Law, Miami, Florida, September 17, 2015.
2015 Civil Rights Lecture Series Address, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, Colorado, April 21, 2015.
2014 Sidney and Walter Siben Distinguished Professorship Family Law Lecture, Hofstra Law School, Hempstead, New York, March 24, 2015 Distinguished Public Lecture, Keynote Address for National African American History Month, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky, February 26, 2015 Brown v. Board of Education at 60 Lecture Series, Indiana University-Bloomington Maurer 2 School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana, November 13, 2014 Book Lecture: According to Our Hearts: Rhinelander v. Rhinelander and the Law of the Multiracial Family, University of Southern California Gould School of Law, Law, History, and Culture Center, October 2, 2014 Constitution Day Lecture, Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa, September 15, 2014 Book Lecture: According to Our Hearts: Rhinelander v. Rhinelander and the Law of the Multiracial Family, Book Talk, Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 24, 2013 TedX University of Iowa, “What Gabby Douglas Teaches Us About the Meaning of Excel,” Iowa City, Iowa, October 12, 2013, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCfWRSjm0CQ TedX Des Moines, “Law Does Not Exist in a Vacuum,” Des Moines, Iowa, September 8, 2013, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9jwntGdP3o Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice Lecture, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, November 10, 2011 Brigitte M. Bodenheimer Lecture on Family Law, University of California, Davis School of Law, Davis, California, November 8, 2011 Inaugural Lutie A. Lytle Lecture, Third Annual Lutie A. Lytle Black Female Faculty Writing Workshop, Seattle University School of Law, Seattle, Washington, June 27, 2009
M.A., Sociology and African American Studies, 2014.
Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology and African American Studies (began studies in Fall 2013).
Co-Advisors: Professors Elijah Anderson and Ron Eyerman Franke Fellowship Urban Ethnography Project Junior Fellow University of Michigan Law School. Ann Arbor, MI.
J.D., graduated in May 1997.
Clarence Darrow Scholarship, three-year merit tuition scholarship Note Editor, Michigan Law Review Raymond K. Dykema Award, outstanding contributions to the Michigan Law Review Associate Editor/Member of Founding Staff, Michigan Journal of Race and Law American Association of University Women Focus Professions Award Fredrikson & Byron Minority Scholarship Certificate of Merit, Writing and Advocacy
ACCORDING TO OUR HEARTS: RHINELANDER V. RHINELANDER AND THE LAW OF THE MULTIRACIALFAMILY (Yale University Press 2013) (recommended/positively reviewed by Boston Globe, Iowa City Press Citizen, Constitutional Law Prof Blog, Legal History Blog, Legal Theory Blog, Prawfsblawg.com, Workplace Prof Blog, Mixed Race Studies Blog).
Reviewed in the Harvard Law Review, Texas Law Review, Iowa Law Review, Journal of Gender Race and Justice, Indiana Journal of Social Equality, and California Law Review Circuit
VULNERABLE POPULATIONS AND TRANSFORMATIVE LAW TEACHING: A CRITICAL READER (Memberof Editorial Board from Society of American Law Teachers (SALT)) (Carolina Academic Press 2011) (The editorial board includes Raquel Aldana, Steven Bender, Olympia Duhart, Michele Benedetto Neitz, Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Hari Osofsky, and Hazel Weiser.).
Full-Length Articles/Essays/Book Reviews:
Judging Opportunity Lost: Assessing the Viability of Race-Based Affirmative Action After Fisher v.
University of Texas, Austin, 62 UCLA L. REV. 272 (2015) (co-authored with Dean Erwin Chemerinsky and Senior Associate Dean Mario Barnes of the University of California, Irvine School of Law).
From Outsider Status to Insider and Outsider Again: Interest Convergence Theory and Normalization of LGBT Politics, 42 FLA. ST. U. L. REV. 521 (2015) (co-authored with Alexander Nourafshan, Vanderbilt Law School, Class of 2015).
Next Generation of Civil Rights Lawyers: Race and Representation in the Age of Identity Performance, 122 YALE L.J. 1484 (2013) (co-authored with Professor Anthony Alfieri of the University of Miami School of Law).
What Would Be the Story of Alice and Leonard Rhinelander Today?, 46 U.C. DAVIS. L. REV. 939 (2013) (based on 2011-2012 Brigitte Bodenheimer Lecture).
A Room with Many Views: A Response to Essays on According to Our Hearts: Rhinelander v.
Rhinelander and the Multiracial Family, 16 J. GENDER RACE & JUST. 793 (2013).
The Obama Effect: Specialized Meanings in Anti-discrimination Law, 87 IND. L.J. 325 (2012) (invited essay, co-authored with Senior Associate Dean Mario Barnes, University of CaliforniaIrvine School of Law).
Do Female “Firsts” Still Matter?: Why They Do for Women of Color, 2012 MICH. ST. L. REV. 1529 (2012) (invited symposium essay) (co-authored with Amber Fricke, University of Iowa College of Law, Class of 2012).
Class, Classes, and Classic Race Baiting: What’s in a Definition?, 88 DENV. U. L. REV. 807 (2011) (co-authored with Amber Fricke, University of Iowa College of Law Class of 2012) (invited response to Professor Richard Sander of UCLA Law School in symposium issue).
Another Hair Piece: Exploring New Strands of Analysis Under Title VII, 98 GEORGETOWN L.J. 1079 (2010).
Complimentary and Complementary Discrimination in Faculty Hiring, 87 WASH U. L. REV. 763 (2010).
The Declining Significance of Presidential Races?, 72 LAW & CONTEMPORARY PROBS. 89 (2009) (co-authored with Professor Osamudia James of the University of Miami School of Law).
A House Divided: The Invisibility of the Multiracial Family, 44 HARV. CIV. RIGHTS CIV. LIB. 231 (2009) (co-authored with Professor Jacob Willig-Onwuachi of Grinnell College).
Cracking the Egg: Which Came First—Stigma or Affirmative Action?, 96 CAL. L. REV. 1299 (2008) (co-authored with Professor Emily Houh of the University of Cincinnati College of Law and Professor Mary Campbell of University of Iowa Sociology).
A Beautiful Lie: Exploring Rhinelander v. Rhinelander as a Formative Lesson on Race, Identity, Marriage, and Family, 95 CAL. L. REV. 2393 (2007).
Volunteer Discrimination, 40 U.C. DAVIS. L. REV. 1895 (2007).
Undercover Other, 94 CAL. L. REV. 873 (2006).
By Any Other Name?: On Being “Regarded As” Black, and Why Title VII Should Apply Even If Lakisha and Jamal Are White, 2005 WIS. L. REV. 1283 (co-authored with Professor Mario Barnes, then of the University of Miami School of Law).
The Return of the Ring: Welfare Reform’s Marriage Cure as the Revival of Post-Bellum Control, 93 CAL. L. REV. 1647 (2005).
Using the Master’s “Tool” to Dismantle His House: Why Justice Clarence Thomas Makes the Case for Affirmative Action, 47 ARIZ. L. REV. 113 (2005).
Just Another Brother on the SCT?: What Justice Clarence Thomas Teaches Us About the Influence of Racial Identity, 90 IOWA L. REV. 931 (2005).
Invited to meet privately with Justice Clarence Thomas in November of 2005 and January of 2006 after sending him reprints of my articles.
For Whom Does the Bell Toll: The Bell Tolls for Brown?, 103 MICH. L. REV. 1507 (2005) (review of
DERRICK BELL, SILENT COVENANTS: BROWN V. BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE UNFULFILLED HOPESFOR RACIAL REFORM (2004)).
Short Symposium and Lecture Essays On Derrick Bell as Pioneer and Teacher: Teaching Us How to Have the Nerve, 36 SEATTLE UNIV. L.
REV. xlii (2013) (invited tribute to Professor Derrick Bell).
Like Mrs. McCree: A Tribute to Dores McCree, 16 MICH J. RACE & L. 155 (2011).
All in the Family, 22 YALE J. & L. FEMINISM 207, 242 (2010) (co-authored with Professor Jacob Willig-Onwuachi of Grinnell College) (invited special issue response to Professor Darren Rosenblum’s A Pregnant Man?)) Teaching Employment Discrimination, 54 ST. LOUIS L.J. 755 (2010) (invited contribution to Teaching Civil Rights Issue).
Celebrating Critical Race Theory at 20, 94 IOWA L. REV. 1497 (2009) (symposium introduction).
Thomas, Clarence, in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES (2008) (invited contribution).
There’s Just One Hitch, Will Smith: Examining Title VII, Race, Casting, and Discrimination on the Fortieth Anniversary of Loving v. Virginia, 2007 WIS. L. REV. 319.
Representative Government, Representative Court? The Supreme Court as a Representative Body, 90 MINN. L. REV. 1252 (2006) (invited symposium essay).
This Bridge Called Our Backs: An Introduction to “The Future of Critical Race Feminism,” 39 U.C. DAVIS L. REV. 733 (2006) (symposium introduction).
Cry Me A River: The Limits of “A Systemic Analysis of Affirmative Action in American Law Schools,” 7 AFR.-AM. L. & POL’Y REP. 1 (2005) (now the BERKELEY JOURNAL OF AFRICAN AMERICAN LAW AND POLICY) (co-authored with Kevin R. Johnson of the University of California, Davis School of Law) (invited special issue essay).
Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Judging Opportunity Lost: Race-based Affirmative Action and Equality Jurisprudence After Fisher v. University of Texas, in CONTROVERSIES IN EQUAL PROTECTION CASES IN AMERICA: RACE, GENDER AND SEXUAL ORIENTATION (Ed. Anne Richardson Oakes, Ashgate Publishing Company 2015) (co-authored with Mario L. Barnes and Erwin Chemerinsky).
An Officer and a Gentleman: A “Post-Racial” Arrest, in THE NEW BLACK: WHAT HAS CHANGED, AND WHAT HAS NOT, WITH RACE IN AMERICA (New Press 2013) (eds. Kenneth Mack and Guy Charles).