Assistant Professor Rona Kaufman Kitchen joins Duquesne’s faculty after completing
the Abraham L. Freedman Fellowship at Temple University Beasley School of Law. While at
Temple, she taught Working Parents and the Law and Legal Research and Writing. Prior to
teaching at Temple, Professor Kitchen practiced commercial litigation, employment law,
and family law with the international firms of Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP and Baker
Hostetler. She received her J.D. from the University of Arizona College of Law, cum
laude, and she received her B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh, cum laude. Professor
Kitchen will be teaching Corporations, Labor Law, and Working Parents and the Law. 



Holistic Pregnancy: Rejecting the Theory of the Adversarial Mother, Hastings Women's Law Journal (2015)

In its zealous effort to protect the lives and health of unborn children, the law...



Constrained Choice: Mothers, the State, and Domestic Violence, Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review (2015)

Mothers who are the victims of domestic violence face unique challenges in their quest for...



Off-Balance: Obama and the Work-Family Agenda, Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal (2012)

During his bid for the Presidency, Barack Obama specifically identified work-family conflict as a key...



Eradicating the Mothering Effect: Women as Workers and Mothers, Successfully and Simultaneously, Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society (2012)

In the United States, the need for federal legislation to address work-family conflict has never...