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Deborah Widiss

Maurer School of Law

Expert Bio

Deborah Widiss’ research and teaching focuses on employment law, family law, the legislative process, and the significance of gender and gender stereotypes in the development of law and government policy. Her work has appeared in leading law reviews, including the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, the University of Michigan Law Review, the Texas Law Review, the Washington University Law Review, and the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender. She has also published articles in several peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Legal Studies and the Journal of Family Theory and Review. Widiss was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in 2017.

Areas of Expertise

Family law, employment discrimination, women’s issues, legislation and statutory interpretation.

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