Honors and Awards
- Presented the Emil Slizewski Excellence in Teaching Award during the 2001 commencement ceremonies by the class of 2001
- Fall 2017: No courses taught
- Spring 2018: No courses taught
Associate Professor of Legal Reasoning, Research & Writing
Boston College Law School
885 Centre Street
Newton Center, MA 02459
East Wing 328
Hidden in Plain Sight: Achieving More Just Results in Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Cases by Re-examining Supreme Court Precedent Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy (2007)
Lower federal courts often fail to provide plaintiffs in sexual harassment cases the relief intended by Title VII of the Civil Rights of 1964 and mandated by the Supreme Court when it recognized the cause ...
"I See and I Remember; I Do and Understand": Teaching Fundamental Structure in Legal Writing Through the Use of Samples Touro Law Review (2005)
A first-year legal reasoning and writing curriculum is designed to introduce students to the analytical skills and organizational tools needed for the preparation of effective objective and then persuasive documents. This article describes how to ...
Selected Professional Activities (6)
What Legal Employers Want... and Really Need New England Consortium on Legal Writing (2010)
Planned and organized conference of over 50 law faculty and legal employers to address the question of what makes a lawyer "practice-ready" and how the legal academy and legal employers should allocate this responsibility.
Guidelines for Effective Grading and Feedback: Workshop for New Legal Writing Faculty Legal Writing Institute, Suffolk University Law School (2010)
Effective grading and feedback requires a legal writing faculty member to understand the goals of her course and of each assignment; the timing and application of the feedback; and the realities of time constraints and ...