Georgetown Law Closed: Wednesday, March 21
The Law Center is closed today, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, due to inclement weather. All activities and services, including scheduled events (student organization meetings and events, CLE, and conferences), are canceled. On-site classes will not be held in person and will be held according to the faculty member’s instructional continuity plan. All administrative offices are closed. The food services operation, fitness center and Early Learning Center are closed. The library is closed. It is expected that only designated emergency employees will come to the Law Center to fulfill their responsibilities. All others -- including students, staff, faculty, and visitors -- are expected not come to the Law Center, which will not be staffed to support anything other than essential life safety and snow/ice clearing functions.
Director, Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., Bowdoin College; M.P.A., Woodrow Wilson School of Public Interest and International Affairs
Professor Tatum is the Director of Jobs and Education at the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality. Previously, Professor Tatum served for five years in several offices within...Continue Reading
Professor Tatum is the Director of Jobs and Education at the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality.
Previously, Professor Tatum served for five years in several offices within the U.S. Department of Labor, most recently as a senior policy advisor in the Wage and Hour Division where she focused on implementation of the regulation extending basic labor protections to two million home care workers. She was a Regional Field Director on President Obama's 2008 campaign. Professor Tatum also worked at the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, the White House Domestic Policy Council, and the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. As an Emerson National Hunger Fellow, Professor Tatum researched homelessness policy at Volunteers of America in Washington, D.C. and co-led a SNAP outreach initiative for the U.S. Department of Agriculture and local nonprofits in Fresno, California.
Professor Tatum received her M.P.A. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. She received her B.A. in Sociology and Spanish with honors from Bowdoin College.