Associate Professor Shelly George holds a B.A. from Howard University in Washington,
D.C. and a J.D. from Texas Tech School of Law in Lubbock, Texas. Professor George
practices in the areas of Criminal Law, Administrative Law, and Family Law in the State
of Texas. She has worked on behalf of the indigent at Legal Aid before becoming a
Criminal Prosecutor in Travis County, Texas. Professor George worked specifically to
address the needs of victims of domestic abuse by helping them acquire protective orders
and other services designed to assist and empower victims. She also worked to spread
awareness about battered victims to end domestic violence. 

Professor George currently teaches Criminal Law, Evidence and Criminal Procedure.
Professor George has taught Education Law, Civil Rights, and International Human Rights.
She has also taught International Human Rights: Global Sex Trafficking at the University
of Innsbruck in Innsbruck, Austria for two semesters. Professor George was also an
invited guest speaker of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing, China. She
spoke as an International Scholar on the issue of Sex Trafficking. Professor George was
one of only two invited American professors at this particular conference. She also spoke
at the University of Gloucestershire in Gloucester, England, the summer of 2007 on an
Education Law issue. 


Where Has Their Innocence Gone? Addressing Child Sex Tourism, Western Journal of Criminal Justice (Western Illinois University) (2014)
Sex Trafficking Laws in East Tennessee, DICTA (A Monthly Publication of the Knoxville Bar Association) (2014)


Porn and Commercial Sexual Exploitation, Western Journal of Criminal Justice (2013)


The Strong Arm of the Law is Weak: How the TVPA is Failing Victims of The Sex Trafficking Trade, Athens Institute for Education and Research 8th Annual International Conference on Law (2011)
Addressing the Issue of Demand in the Global Sex Trade, 11th International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities & Nations (2011)
International Human Rights: Global Sex Trafficking, Stellar International Networks Conference (2011)
Childhood Obesity (The Marketing of Fast Food to the Poor and People of Color), Northeastern University Law School Law Journal Symposium (2011)