Mary Rose Strubbe is a Professor of Legal Research and Writing and Assistant
Director of the Institute for Law and the Workplace at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law.
She graduated with honors from Chicago-Kent in 1981, and spent most of the next dozen
years in private practice, with a focus on plaintiff's-side employment law matters.
Professor Strubbe joined Chicago-Kent in 1994. From 2001-2014, she was Director of
Chicago-Kent's five-semester Legal Research and Writing Program. Since 2003 she has
also been involved in the development of Chicago-Kent's International LL.M.
programs, and has taught in those programs both at home and abroad. She currently teaches
introductory courses on the United States' legal system, legal research and writing
courses, and employment law courses.
Professor Strubbe writes and presents on both employment law and on legal research and
writing issues. She was the principal author and editor-in-chief of BNA's 1999
Cumulative Supplement to Sexual Harassment in Employment Law. She was an author of
several iterations of the Sexual and Other Forms of Harassment chapter in the ABA's
periodic updates of Employment Discrimination Law, and drafted portions of numerous
chapters of Lindemann & Kadue's Workplace Harassment Law (BNA 2012). For a
number of years, she has presented regularly at national and regional conferences on
skills teaching. In June 2014, Professor Strubbe was elected a Fellow of the College of
Labor and Employment Lawyers.
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