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William S Boyd Professor of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Ann C. McGinley is the William S. Boyd Professor of Law at the Boyd School of Law of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she has taught since 1999. A cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and an editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Professor McGinley clerked for the Honorable Joseph S. Lord, III of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and practiced commercial, employment, and civil rights litigation. From 1989-95, Professor McGinley taught civil procedure and legal research, writing, and analysis at Brooklyn Law School. She joined the Florida State University College of Law in 1995 where she served as associate professor of law and director of skills training. Professor McGinley is an internationally recognized scholar in the area of employment law, employment discrimination and disability law and a leader in Multidimensional Masculinities Theory, an emerging discipline that applies masculinities theory from social sciences to legal interpretation.

She has published more than forty law review articles and book chapters. She is a co-editor of Masculinities and the Law: A Multidimensional Approach (NYU Press 2012) (with Frank Rudy Cooper) and a co-author of Disability Law: Cases, Materials, Problems, Fifth Edition, and Disability Law: Statutory Appendix: Federal Statutes and Regulations, Fifth Edition, and Disability Law: Teachers’ Manual, Fifth Edition (LexisNexis) (with Laura Rothstein). Her book in progress, which will be published by New York University Press in 2014, is entitled Through a Different Lens: Multidimensional Masculinities and Employment Discrimination Law.

McGinley has taught American Tort Law and Climate Change Litigation at the University of Insubria, Italy, and has lectured in Spanish on American sexual harassment law at the Master’s degree program in Labor Law at the Universidad de Adolfo Ibanez, Santiago, Chile. She currently teaches Torts, Employment Discrimination, Disability Discrimination and Law, Masculinity and Popular Culture.


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    William S Boyd Professor of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas