Kimberly A. Yuracko
Professor of Law
Phone: (312) 503-3466
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Kimberly Yuracko joined the Northwestern Law faculty in 2002 after serving as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law for the 2001-02 academic year. She served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs: Faculty and Research from October 2009 through December 2010. From January 2011 through December 2011 she served as Interim Dean of the Law School. Her primary research interests are in antidiscrimination law with a focus on sex discrimination in employment and gender equity in education. She teaches courses in employment law, property, and family law. Her book Perfectionism and Contemporary Feminist Values was published in 2003 by Indiana University Press. She is also a co-author of the casebook Feminist Jurisprudence: Cases and Materials and is the author of numerous articles.
Areas of Expertise
- Property Law
- Employment Law
- Family Law
- Women and the Law
- Cases and Materials on Feminist Jurisprudence: Taking Women Seriously, 3rd edition (West Publishing, 2007) (with Cynthia Grant Bowman, Mary E. Becker, and Victoria F. Nourse).
- Perfectionism and Contemporary Feminist Values (Indiana University Press, 2003).
- Private Nurses and Playboy Bunnies: Explaining Permissible Sex Discrimination in 92 california law review 147-213 (2004).
- Trait Discrimination as Race Discrimination: An Argument About Assimilation in 74 george washington law review (2006).
- Trait Discrimination as Sex Discrimination: An Argument Against Neutrality in 83 texas law review 167-235 (2004).
- BA, Stanford University
- PhD, Stanford University
- JD, Stanford University
Interim Dean, Northwestern School of Law
Associate, 2001, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, Los Angeles
Law Clerk, 1999-2000, Hon. Stanley Marcus, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Law Clerk, 1998-1999, Hon. Gary L. Taylor, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
Lecturer, 1999, University of California Irvine, Department of Political Science