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RACHEL ARNOW-RICHMAN

Rachel Arnow-Richman is a Professor of Law at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and a founding member of UNLEASH Equality. She is co-author of two textbooks on Employment Law and has written several articles on workplace sex discrimination, focusing on issues of work family/conflict. She currently directs the Workplace Law Program at Denver Law School and is a past Chair of the AALS Committee on Labor & Employment Law. Before teaching, she practiced employment law at Drinker, Biddle & Reath in Philadelphia.

rarnow@law.du.edu // https://www.law.du.edu/faculty-staff/rachel-arnow-richman

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SUSAN BISOM-RAPP

Susan Bisom-Rapp is Associate Dean and Professor of Law at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego. A scholar of comparative employment law, she writes about globalization, equal employment opportunity, occupational safety and health, and the gig economy. Her most recent book with co-author Malcolm Sargeant is Lifetime Disadvantage, Discrimination and the Gendered Workforce (Cambridge University Press 2016). Her 2001 and 2018 articles challenge judges’ and lawyers’ uncritical embrace of training as a cure for discriminatory work environments, urging social science research to discover what works.

susanb@tjsl.edu // https://www.tjsl.edu/directory/susan-bisom-rapp

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Susan Bisom-Rapp, Sex Harassment Training Must Change: The Case for Legal Incentives for Transformative Education and Prevention, 71 Stan. L. Rev. Online 62 (2018).

Susan Bisom-Rapp & Malcolm Sargeant, Lifetime Disadvantage, Discrimination and the Gendered Workforce (Cambridge University Press 2016).

Susan Bisom-Rapp & Malcolm Sargeant, It’s Complicated: Age, Gender, and Lifetime Discrimination against Working Women – The United States and the U.K. as Examples, 22 Elder L.J. 1 (2014) (lead article).

Susan Bisom-Rapp, Globalization, Equality and Nondiscrimination: An Interdisciplinary Perspective from the U.S. on Diversity Programming, in Global Labour Market: From Globalization to Flexicurity, 65 Bull. Comp. Lab. Rels. 295 (Roger Blanpain & Michele Tiraboschi, eds., 2008).

Susan Bisom-Rapp, A Critical Look at Organizational Responses to and Remedies for Sex Discrimination, in Sex Discrimination in The Workplace: Multidisciplinary Perspectives 273 (with Margaret S. Stockdale & Faye J. Crosby) (Faye J. Crosby, Margaret S. Stockdale & S. Ann Ropp, eds., Blackwell 2007).

Susan Bisom-Rapp, Coming to Terms with Zero Tolerance Sexual Harassment Policies, 4 J. Forensic Psychol. Prac. 65 (with Margaret S. Stockdale, Maureen O’Connor & Barbara A. Gutek) (2004).

Susan Bisom-Rapp, An Ounce of Prevention is a Poor Substitute for a Pound of Cure: Confronting the Developing Jurisprudence of Education and Prevention in Employment Discrimination Law, 22 Berkeley J. Emp. & Lab. L. 1 (2001) (lead article).

Susan Bisom-Rapp, Fixing Watches With Sledgehammers: The Questionable Embrace of Employee Sexual Harassment Training by the Legal Profession, 24 U. Ark. Little Rock L. Rev. 147 (2001) (symposium article).

Susan Bisom-Rapp, Bulletproofing the Workplace: Symbol and Substance in Employment Discrimination Law Practice, 26 Fla. St. U.L. Rev. 959 (1999).

Susan Bisom-Rapp, Discerning Form from Substance: Understanding Employer Litigation Prevention Strategies, 3 Emp. Rts. & Emp. Pol'y J. 1 (1999) (lead article).

TRISTIN GREEN

Tristin Green is Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Faculty Scholarship at the University of San Francisco School of Law.  She specializes in laws affecting inequality, especially employment discrimination law. Her scholarship uses social science research and stresses the importance of devising laws and policies that put pressure on organizations—and not just individuals—to change.  Her book, Discrimination Laundering: The Rise of Organizational Innocence and the Crisis of Equal Opportunity Law, was published in 2017.

tgreen4@usfca.edu // https://www.usfca.edu/law/faculty/tristin-green

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Tristin K. Green, Was Sexual Harassment Law a Mistake? The Stories We Tell, 128 Yale L.J.F. 152 (2018).

Tristin K. Green, Discrimination Laundering: The Rise of Organizational Innocence and the Crisis of Equal Opportunity Law (Cambridge University Press 2017)

Tristin K. Green, America is From Venus, France is From Mars: Pinups, Policing, and Gender Equality, 20 Employee Rts. & Emp. Pol’y J. 365 (2016)

Tristin K. Green, Civil Rights Lemonade: Title VII, Gender, and Working Options for Working Families, 10 Stan. J. Civ. Rts. & Civ. Liberties 191 (2014)

Tristin K. Green, Racial Emotion in the Workplace, 86 S. Cal. L. Rev. 959 (2013)

Tristin K. Green, The Future of Systemic Disparate Treatment Law, 32 Berkeley J. of Emp. & Lab. L. 397 (2011)

Tristin K. Green, Race and Sex in Organizing Work: “Diversity,” Discrimination, and Integration, 59 Emory L. J. 585 (2010)

Tristin K. Green & Alexandra Kalev, Discrimination-Reducing Measures at the Relational Level, 59 Hastings L. J. 1435 (2008)

Tristin K. Green, Discomfort at Work: Workplace Assimilation Demands and the Contact Hypothesis, 86 N. C. L Rev. 379 (2008)

Tristin K. Green, Work Culture and Discrimination, 93 Cal. L. Rev. 623 (2005)

Catherine Albiston & Tristin K. Green, Social Closure Discrimination, Berkeley J. of Emp. & Lab. L. (forthcoming 2018)

REBECCA K. LEE

Rebecca K. Lee is an Associate Professor of Law at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. An expert on sex harassment, employment discrimination, organizational leadership, and affirmative action, her work has been quoted in amicus briefs filed in the U.S. Supreme Court in Fisher v. UT Austin and Fisher II, recent affirmative action cases. She is a past Chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Labor Relations and Employment Law and is a current board member of the Conference of Asian Pacific American Law Faculty.

rlee@tjsl.edu // https://www.tjsl.edu/directory/rebecca-k-lee

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Rebecca K. Lee, Beyond the Rhetoric: What It Means to Lead in a Diverse and Unequal World, 71 Stan. L. Rev. Online 110 (2018).

Rebecca K. Lee, The Future of Workplace Affirmative Action After Fisher, 89 St. John’s L. Rev. 597 (2015) (selected paper for symposium issue on Title VII at 50).

Rebecca K. Lee, Judging Judges: Empathy as the Litmus Test for Impartiality, 82 U. Cin. L. Rev. 145 (2013).

Rebecca K. Lee, Core Diversity, 19 Temp. Pol. & Civ. Rts. L. Rev. 477 (2010).

Rebecca K. Lee, The Organization as a Gendered Entity: A Response to Professor Schultz’s The Sanitized Workplace, 15 Colum. J. Gender & L. 609 (2006).

Rebecca K. Lee, Assimilation at the Cost of Authenticity, 15 Asian Am. Pol’y Rev. 59 (2006) (reviewing Kenji Yoshino, Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights (2006)).

Rebecca K. Lee, Pink, White, and Blue: Class Assumptions in the Judicial Interpretations of Title VII Hostile Environment Sex Harassment, 70 Brook. L. Rev. 677 (2005).

ANN C. MCGINLEY

Ann C. McGinley is the William S. Boyd Professor of Law at the Boyd School of Law of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she teaches courses in employment and disability law and gender.  She is an internationally recognized scholar and lecturer who has published Masculinity at Work: Employment Discrimination Through a Different Lens (NYU Press 2016) and more than fifty law review articles and book chapters. She is also coeditor of Masculinities and the Law: A Multidimensional Approach (NYU Press 2012). She is co-director of the Workplace Law Program at UNLV.

ann.mcginley@unlv.edu // https://law.unlv.edu/faculty/ann-mcginley

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Ann C. McGinley, The Masculinity Motivation, 71 Stan. L. Rev. Online 99 (2018).

Ann C. McGinley, Masculinity at Work: Employment Discrimination Through a Different Lens (New York University Press) (2016).

Ann C. McGinley, Masculinities and the Law: A Multidimensional Approach (edited with Frank Rudy Cooper) (New York University Press) (2012).

Ann C. McGinley, Masculinities and Disparate Impacts, in Exploring Masculinities: Feminist Legal Theory Reflections (Martha Albertson Fineman and Michael Thompson, eds., Ashgate) (2014).

Ann C. McGinley, Work, Care Giving and Masculinities, 34 Seattle U. L. Rev. 703 (2011) (symposium on Joan Williams’ book) reprinted in Gender and Equality Law (Julie Goldscheid, ed., 2013) (Ashgate).

Ann C. McGinley, Oncale v. Sundowner, in Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court (Kathryn Stanchi, Linda Berger, and Bridget Crawford, eds.) (Cambridge University Press 2016).

Ann C. McGinley, Masculinities, Multidimensionality, and Law: Why They Need One Another, in Masculinities and the Law: A Multidimensional Approach (Frank Rudy Cooper and Ann C. McGinley, eds., New York University Press) (2012) (with Frank Rudy Cooper).

Ann C. McGinley, Feminist Legal Theory Meets Masculinities Theory, in Masculinities and the Law: A Multidimensional Approach (Frank Rudy Cooper and Ann C. McGinley, eds., New York University Press) (2012) (with Nancy E. Dowd and Nancy Levit).

Ann C. McGinley, Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson, in Linda H. Edwards, Readings in Persuasion: Briefs that Changed the World (Wolters Kluwer Law and Business) (2012).

Ann C. McGinley, Reconsidering Legal Regulation of Race, Sex, and Sexual Orientation, 50 Tulsa L. Rev. 341 (2014) (solicited review of four books).

Ann C. McGinley, How Masculinities Distribute Power: The Influence of Ann Scales, 91 Denv. U. L. Rev. 187 (2014) (solicited for symposium) (with Frank Rudy Cooper).

Ann C. McGinley, Masculinity, Labor and Sexual Power, 93 Boston U. L. Rev. 795 (2013) (solicited for symposium).

Ann C. McGinley, Masculine Law Firms, 8 Florida Int’l U. L. Rev. 423 (2013) (solicited for symposium).

Ann C. McGinley, Introduction: Men, Masculinities, and Law: A Symposium on Multidimensional Masculinities Theory, 13 Nev. L.J. 315 (2013).

Ann C. McGinley, Identities Cubed: Perspectives on Multidimensional Masculinities Theory, 13 Nev. L.J. 326 (2013) (with Frank Rudy Cooper) (symposium).

Ann C. McGinley, Reasonable Men, 45 U. Conn. L. Rev. 1 (2012).

Ann C. McGinley, Trouble in Sin City: Protecting Sexy Workers’ Civil Rights, 23 Stanford L. & Pol’y Rev. 253 (2012) (symposium).

Ann C. McGinley, The New Old Legal Realism, 105 Nw. L. Rev. 689 (2011) (with Tracey George and Mitu Gulati).

Ann C. McGinley, Ricci v. DeStefano: A Masculinities Theory Analysis, 33 Harv. J. Law & Gender 581 (2010) (solicited for symposium).

Ann C. McGinley, Erasing Boundaries: Masculinities, Sexual Minorities, and Employment Discrimination, 43 U. Mich. J. Law Reform 1 (2010).

Ann C. McGinley, Reproducing Gender on Law School Faculties, 2009 BYU L. Rev. 99 (2009).

Ann C. McGinley, Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin, and Michelle Obama: Performing Gender, Race, and Class on the Campaign Trail, 86 Denv. U. L. Rev. 709 (2009) (symposium), reprinted in Women and the Law (Jane C. Moriarty, ed., 2009) (ThomsonReuters/West); reprinted in The Gendered Society Reader (Michael Kimmel, ed., 2013) (Oxford Univ. Press).

Ann C. McGinley, Creating Masculine Identities: Bullying and Harassment “Because of Sex,” 79 U. Colo. L. Rev. 1151 (2008).

Ann C. McGinley, Harassing “Girls” at the Hard Rock: Masculinities in Sexualized Environments, 2007 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1229 (2007).

Ann C. McGinley, Babes and Beefcake: Exclusive Hiring Arrangements and Sexy Dress Codes, 14 Duke J. Gender, L. & Pol’y 257 (2007) (symposium).

Ann C. McGinley, Harassment of Sex(y) Workers: Applying Title VII to Sexualized Industries, 18 Yale J. L. & Feminism 65 (2006) (symposium), reprinted in Women and the Law (Jane C. Moriarty, ed., 2008) (Thomson/West).

Ann C. McGinley, Masculinities at Work, 83 Ore. L. Rev. 359 (2004).

ANGELA ONWUACHI-WILLIG

Angela Onwuachi-Willig is the Dean and Professor of Law at Boston University School of Law. Her research explores issues of race, gender, class, and antidiscrimination law and family law. She is author of According to Our Hearts: Rhinelander v. Rhinelander and the Law of the Multiracial Family (Yale 2013) and numerous articles, appearing in leading law journals like the Yale Law Journal, California Law Review, and Georgetown Law Journal. She has received both the AALS Clyde Ferguson and Derrick Bell, Jr. Awards and been elected to the ALI.

aow@bu.edu // https://www.bu.edu/law/about/meet-the-dean/

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Angela Onwuachi-Willig, What About #UsToo?: The Invisibility of Race in the #MeToo Movement, 128 Yale L.J.F. 105 (2018).

Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Rewrite of Meritor v. Vinson, 477 U.S. 57 (1986) in Feminist Judgments: Rewritten opinions of the United States Supreme Court (Cambridge University Press 2016) (Ed. Kathryn M. Stanchi, Linda L. Berger, and Bridget A. Crawford).

Angela Onwuachi-Willig, 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).

Angela Onwuachi-Willig, 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).

Angela Onwuachi-Willig, 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 California-Irvine School of Law).

Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Silence of the Lambs, in Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia (Utah State Press 2012) (eds. Grace Chang, Carmen G. González, Mary Romero, Yolanda Flores Niemann, Angela Harris, and Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs).

· Reprinted in part in Diversity in Academe, Chronicle of Higher Educ., Nov. 2, 2012, at B28-B29.

Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Do Female “Firsts” Still Matter?: Why They Do for Women of Color, 2012 Mich. St. L. Rev. 1529 (2012) (co-authored with Amber Fricke).

Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Another Hair Piece: Exploring New Strands of Analysis Under Title VII, 98 Georgetown L.J. 1079 (2010).

Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Complimentary and Complementary Discrimination in Faculty Hiring, 87 WashU. L. Rev. 763 (2010).

Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Girl, Fight!, 22 Berkeley J. Gender L. & Just. 254 (2007) (invited book review of Megan Seely, Fight Like A Girl: How to Be A Fearless Feminist (2007)).

Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Volunteer Discrimination, 40 U.C. Davis. L. Rev. 1895 (2007).

Angela Onwuachi-Willig, 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).

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NICOLE BUONOCORE PORTER

Nicole Buonocore Porter is a Professor of Law at the University of Toledo College of Law, where she teaches employment discrimination, disability law, and feminist legal theory. Her research focuses on the employment rights of women and people with disabilities. She is the Executive Editor for the harassment and retaliation chapters for the premier employment discrimination law treatise, Lindemann & Grossman, Employment Discrimination Law. Before teaching, she practiced management side employment law and conducted numerous anti-harassment training programs.

Nicole.Porter2@utoledo.edu // http://www.utoledo.edu/law/faculty/fulltime/porter.html

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Nicole Buonocore Porter, Ending Harassment byStarting with Retaliation, 71 Stan. L. Rev. Online 49 (2018).

Accommodating Everyone, 47 Seton Hall L. Rev. 85 (2016)

Nicole Buonocore Porter,Caregiver Conundrum Redux: The Entrenchment of Structural Norms, 91 Denv. L. Rev. 963 (2015)

Nicole Buonocore Porter,Mutual Marginalization: Individuals with Disabilities and Workers with Caregiving Responsibilities, 66 Florida L. Rev. 1099 (2014)

Nicole Buonocore Porter,Women, Unions, and Negotiation, 14 Nevada L. J. 465 (2014)

Nicole Buonocore Porter,Symposium: The Blame Game: How the Rhetoric of Choice Blames the Achievement Gap on Women, 8 Florida International U. L. Rev. 447 (2013)

Nicole Buonocore Porter,Synergistic Solutions: An Integrated Approach to Solving the Caregiver Conundrum for “Real” Workers, 39 Stetson L. Rev. 777 (2010)

Nicole Buonocore Porter,Why Care About Caregivers? Using Communitarian Theory to Justify Protection of “Real” Workers, 58 Kansas L. Rev. 355 (2010)

Nicole Buonocore Porter,Re-Defining Superwoman: An Essay on Overcoming the “Maternal Wall” in the Legal Workplace, 13 Duke J. Gen. L. & Pol’y 55 (2006)

Nicole Buonocore Porter,Marital Status Discrimination: A Proposal for Title VII Protection, 46 Wayne L. Rev. 1 (2000)

VICKI SCHULTZ

Vicki Schultz is Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Science at Yale Law School. An expert in law and social science, the workplace, discrimination, and family law, Schultz has written widely on sexual harassment, sex-segregated employment, work-family issues, job insecurity, household labor, marriage, and how these institutions shape people’s lives. Her seminal Yale Law Journal pieces have reshaped the way people think about sexual harassment in legal, social science, and activist circles. She is a former trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division.

vicki.schultz@yale.edu // https://law.yale.edu/vicki-schultz

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Vicki Schultz, Open Statement on Sexual Harassment from Employment Discrimination Law Scholars, 71 Stan. L. Rev. Online 17 (2018).

Vicki Schultz, Reconceptualizing Sexual Harassment, Again, 128 Yale L.J.F. 22 (2018).

Vicki Schultz, Taking Sex Discrimination Seriously, 91 Denver U. L. Rev. 995 (2015) (Lead article in symposium issue, Revisiting Sex: Gender and Sex Discrimination Fifty Years after the Civil Rights Act).

Vicki Schultz, The Sanitized Workplace Revisited, in Feminist and Queer Legal Theory: Intimate Encounters, Uncomfortable Conversations 65 (Martha Albertson Fineman, Jack E. Jackson & Adam P. Romero eds., Ashgate Pub. 2009).

Vicki Schultz, Understanding Sexual Harassment Law in Action – What Has Gone Wrong and What We Can Do About It, 29 T. Jefferson L. Rev. 1 (2006) (lead article).

Vicki Schultz, The Need for a Reduced Workweek in the United States, in Precarious Work, Women, and the New Economy: The Challenge to Legal Norms 131 (Judith Fudge & Rosemary Owen eds., Hart Pub. 2006) (with Allison Hoffman).

Vicki Schultz, The Sanitized Workplace, 112 Yale L.J. 2061 (2003).

Vicki Schultz, Sexual Harassment: Legal Perspectives, in International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences 13982-13987 (Paul B. Bates & Neil J. Smelser eds., Elsevier Pub. Ltd. 2001) (with Eileen Goldsmith).

Vicki Schultz, Talking About Harassment, 9 J.L. & Pol’y 417 (2001).

Vicki Schultz, Life’s Work, 100 Colum. L. Rev. 1881 (2000).

Vicki Schultz, Reconceptualizing Sexual Harassment, 107 Yale L.J. 1683 (1998).

Vicki Schultz, Sex is the Least of It: Let’s Refocus Harassment Law on Work, Not Sex, The Nation 11 (May 25, 1998).

Vicki Schultz, Telling Stories About Women and Work: Judicial Interpretations of Sex Segregation in the Workplace in Title VII Cases Raising the Lack of Interest Argument, 103 Harvard L. Rev. 1749 (1990).

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BRIAN SOUCEK

Brian Soucek is Acting Professor and Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall Research Scholar at UC Davis School of Law, where he teaches constitutional law, antidiscrimination law, refugee/asylum Law, and civil procedure. His work has been published in prominent law journals, cited by the federal courts and the EEOC, referenced in leading casebooks, discussed in the news media, and honored with the Dukeminier Award from UCLA’s Williams Institute. Professor Soucek has a J.D. from Yale Law School and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Columbia University.

bsoucek@ucdavis.edu // https://law.ucdavis.edu/faculty/soucek/

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Brian Soucek, Queering Sexual Harassment Law, 128 Yale L.J.F. 67 (2018)

Brian Soucek, Hively's Self-Induced Blindness, 127 YALE L.J. F. 115 (2017)

Brief of Amici Curiae Anti-Discrimination Scholars, Evans v. Georgia Reg’l Hosp., 138 S. Ct. 557 (2017) (No. 17-340)

Brian Soucek, Perceived Homosexuals: Looking Gay Enough for Title VII, 63 AM. U. L. REV. 715 (2014).