The University of Massachusetts Amherst
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My teaching interests stem in large part from my former career as a litigator in the fields of Constitutional Law, Poverty Law, and Family Law.  Additionally, my work as a Pre-Law Advisor and my experiences teaching law in a variety of settings have led to a particular interest in the ways in which legal knowledge is disseminated at various levels and to different audiences. Before I began my formal teaching career, I coordinated and led a number of legal education workshops and trainings for low-income communities, anti-poverty advocates, and advocates for victims of domestic violence. I am committed to the notion that increased access to law, to formal legal education, and to knowledge about the law are critical to the maintenance of the rule of law in a constitutional democracy. 

Spring 2020 courses: Introduction to Legal Reasoning, Constitutional Amendment Workshop

Past Teaching experience

Western New England College School of Law (Legal Services Clinic class)
University of Connecticut School of Law (First-Year Lawyering program)
Bay Path College (Constitutional Law, Legal Research & Writing, Introduction to Law, Family Law, Law & Society, Administrative Law)
UMass Amherst (Women and the Law, Poverty Law, Family & the State, Body Politic, Privacy Law, Politics of Legal Education, Introduction to Legal Reasoning, Constitutional Amendment Workshop, Argumentation and Debate)