Monday, June 7, 2010

Black Women Teaching International Law (U.S.), Part III

There's room for optimism. After my previous posts here and here on Black Women who teach international, comparative, foreign relations, or immigration/refugee/asylum law, the names kept rolling in. This is great news for the legal academy and, one hopes, a promise of more to come.
The gender, race, and cultural diversity we see when doors once closed begin to open produces many benefits. Given the state of global affairs, we need the expertise and perspectives of talented women and men of all colors to work on the pedagogy, critical analysis, practical implementation, and progressive development of international and transnational law as much as we ever did. Here's Part III.
Bridgette Baldwin (photo, right), Associate Professor of Law, Western New England College School of Law (International Criminal Justice)
Barbara Bernier (photo, right), Professor of Law, Florida A & M University College of Law (International Human Rights of Women, Law and Policy in the Caribbean)
Janai S. Nelson (photo, left), Assistant Professor of Law, St. John's University School of Law (Comparative Elections Law)
Kimberly Jade Norwood (photo, right),
Professor of Law, College of Law, and Professor of African and African-American Studies, Washington University at St. Louis (Comparative Products Liability)
Janice D. Villiers (photo, left), Associate Professor of Law, St. John's University School of Law (Immigration Law, Asylum Law)
Finally, an update. Professor Lolita K. Buckner Inniss, previously listed here, reports that she now holds the Joseph C. Hostetler Baker and Hostetler Chair in Law at Cleveland-Marschall School of Law!

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