Vicki Schultz

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Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences
J.D., Harvard
B.A., University of Texas
Areas of Interest: 
Family/Gender/Sexuality, Deviance, Crime and Law.
127 Wall St, Room 218
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Vicki Schultz is the Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences at Yale Law School, with a secondary appointment in Sociology. An expert in law and social science, the workplace, discrimination, and the family, she has written and lectured widely on a variety of subjects, including sexual harassment, sex segregation on the job, work-family issues, working time, the meaning of work in people’s lives, household labor, same-sex marriage, and marriage generally. Her publications include The Need for a Reduced Workweek in the United StatesThe Sanitized WorkplaceReconceptualizing Sexual Harassment, and Life’s Work. Schultz’s work has been influential in legal scholarship, the social sciences, the courts, and the national news media. A past president of the AALS Labor and Employment Section and trustee of the Law and Society Association, Schultz has held a number of significant fellowships, including the Evelyn Green Davis Fellowship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and a fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. In 2010-11, she was the MacDonald-Wright Visiting Professor of Law and the Faculty Chair of the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law. Before coming to Yale, Schultz was a professor at Wisconsin Law School and an attorney at the U. S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division. She has a B.A. from the University of Texas and a J.D. from Harvard.

Courses Taught 

Employment Discrimination Law 
Family Law 
Family, State and Market 
Workplace Theory and Policy 
Work and Gender 
Law and Social Science 
Feminist Theory