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.

Scholarship

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

Robin L. West, Tribute to Professor Oscar S. Gray, 79 Md. L. Rev. 1162-1163 (2020).
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Robin West, Feminism, Law, and Hedonic Lives, 21 Geo. J. Gender & L. 551-555 (2020).
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Robin West, Consent, Legitimation, and Dysphoria, 83 Mod. L. Rev. 1-34 (2020).
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Forthcoming Works - Book Chapters & Collected Works

Robin West, Law’s Sentiments, in The Edward Elgar Research Handbook on Law and Emotion (Susan A. Bandes, Jody Lynee Madeira, Kathryn Temple & Emily Kidd White eds., forthcoming 2020).
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Book Chapters & Collected Works

Robin West, Bartleby’s Consensual Dysphoriain Power, Prose, and Purse: Law, Literature, and Economic Transformations 191-220 (Alison LaCroix, Saul Levmore & Martha C. Nussbaum eds., New York: Oxford University Press 2019).
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