B.A., University of Maryland; J.D., University of Maryland; J.S.M, Stanford
Areas of Expertise:
Professor West came to the Law Center from the University of Maryland Law School, where she taught from 1986-1991. She has been a visiting professor at the University of Chicago and Stanford Law Schools. She also taught at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University, from 1982-1985. Professor West has written extensively on gender issues and feminist legal theory, constitutional law and theory, jurisprudence, legal philosophy, and law and literature.
Book Chapters & Collected Works
"250 Law Profs Release Statement: ‘The Problem With Sexual Harassment Is Sexism’," an open statement published by New York Magazine, October 4, 2018, sent to Senator Richard Blumenthal, co-signed by Professors Victoria Nourse, Abbe Smith, Robin West and Susan Deller Ross.
"Manufacturing Consent: Why is it so difficult to wage a legal campaign against sexual harassment?," an opinion piece by Professor Robin West, appearing in The Baffler, May 2018.
"Bipartisan Legislation Introduced To Increase Job Opportunities For Law School Grads," coverage by Above the Law, July 24, 2017, referencing Dean William Treanor and Professor Robin West.
"Legal stars coming to UH Law School in January for free public events," coverage in UHM News, December 27, 2016, featuring Professor Robin West.