Levin College of Law

Faculty & Research

Our faculty excel as scholars and teachers around the world

UF Law faculty are actively engaged in publishing  cutting-edge scholarship, traveling throughout the United States and the world to engage in a variety of professional activities. They present their work at conferences and share their insights with the media.

Scholarly Publications

Nance publishes preliminary report for ABA task force on school-to-prison pipeline

Sarah E. Redfield & Jason P. Nance, The American Bar Association Joint Task Force on Reversing the School-to-Prison Pipeline Preliminary Report, American Bar Association Coalition on Racial and Ethnic Justice, Criminal Justice Section, and Council for Racial & Ethnic Diversity in the Educational Pipeline (2016), available at http://scholarship.ufl.edu/facultypub/750

Johnston publishes article on competency

E. Lea Johnston, Communication and Competence for Self-Representation, 84 Fordham L. Rev. 2121 (2016) [SSRN]

Dowd publishes article on employment discrimination

Nancy Dowd, Bridging the Work/Family Divide: Implications of a Broader Sex Discrimination Analysis for Men’s Work/Family Issues, 67 Fla. L. Rev. F. 122 (2016) [SSRN]

Riskin publishes article on mindfulness

Leonard L. Riskin & Rachel Anne Wohl, Mindfulness in the Heat of Conflict: Taking STOCK, 20 Harv. Negot. L. Rev. 121 (2015) [SSRN]

Nance publishes article on school-to-prison pipeline

Jason Nance, Over-Disciplining Students, Racial Bias, and the School-to-Prison Pipeline, 50 U. Rich. L. Rev. 1063 (2016) [SSRN]

Cohen publishes article on zero-sum mindset

Jonathan Cohen, A Genesis of Conflict: The Zero-Sum Mindset, 17 Cardozo J. of Conflict Resol. 427 (2016) [SSRN]

Sokol publishes article on cartel prosecutions

Vivek Ghosal & D. Daniel Sokol, Policy Innovations, Political Preferences, and Cartel Prosecutions, 48 Review of Industrial Organization (2016)

Page writes article on tacit agreement

William H. Page, Tacit Agreement Under Section 1 of the Sherman Act, __ Antitrust L.J. __ (forthcoming)

Le and Marks win AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers – New Division

Avery Le & Taryn Marks, Increasing Article Findability Online: The Four C’s of Search Engine Optimization

Rowe publishes article on trade secrets and cybersecurity

Elizabeth A. Rowe, RATs, TRAPs, and Trade Secrets, 57 B.C. L. Rev. 381 (2016)

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UF Law In The News

Teresa Reid: “Justices weigh major death penalty case”

Pensacola News Journal on May 5, 2016

Lars Noah: Interview with TBS Seoul radio

TBS Seoul on May 13, 2016

Teresa Reid: “Florida Supreme Court considers overturning death sentences”

ABC News on May 5, 2016
Daily Commercial on May 6, 2016
Independent (UK) on May 6, 2016
The Washington Post on May 5, 2016
WPXI.com News on May 5, 2016
Yahoo! News on May 5, 2016

Lyrissa Lidsky: “Superintendent’s book raises questions about academic standards, allegation of plagiarism”

The Gainesville Sun on April 28, 2016

Jonathan Cohen: “Could ISIS choose the next American President?”

The Huffington Post on April 28, 2016

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Upcoming Faculty Travel & Presentations

Wright performing research in New York and London

Starting on May 19th, Danaya Wright is performing research in New York City, New York, and London, England, on her Percy Shelley book and legal guardianship law.

Luke presenting and serving as discussant at Association of Mid-Career Tax Professors

On May 23rd through 24th, Charlene Luke is presenting “The Captive Insurance Conundrum” and serving as discussant for another presenter’s paper at the Association of Mid-Career Tax Professors in Sacramento, California.

Sokol speaking on ABA Consumer Protection Committee and Section of Antitrust Law webinar

On May 24th, D. Daniel Sokol is speaking on the webinar panel, “FTC Big Data Report – Summary and Considerations,” sponsored by the ABA Consumer Protection Committee and Section of Antitrust Law.

Ankersen directing Costa Rica Study Abroad 2016

From May 29th through June 28th, Tom Ankersen is directing the UF Law Costa Rica Study Abroad program in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Germain presenting at Juris Diversitas Annual Conference

On May 30th, Claire Germain is presenting “The French Criminal Jury & Participation of Citizens in the Justice System” at Juris Diversitas Annual Conference at the LSU Law Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Wright teaching at University of Warsaw

From May 30th through June 8th, Danaya Wright is teaching at the University of Warsaw in Warsaw, Poland.

Lidsky serving on roundtable at Law and Society Association 2016 Annual Meeting

On June 2nd, Lyrissa Lidsky is serving as a roundtable discussion for “What Is Newsworthy and of Public Interest: A World View” at the Law and Society Association 2016 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Brauner speaking and serving as thematic reporter at European Association of Tax Law Professors 2016 Annual Meeting

On June 3rd, Yariv Brauner is speaking on the panel “Reactions to Avoidance and Aggressive Tax Planning ” and serving as a thematic reporter at the European Association of Tax Law Professors 2016 Annual Meeting in Munich, Germany.

Haughton Worrell attending Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 29th Annual Meeting

On June 2nd through 5th, Monique Haughton Worrell is attending the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 29th Annual Meeting in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Stearns Johnsen facilitating at 9th Annual Arbitration Training Institute

On June 2nd through 3rd, Joan Stearns Johnsen is facilitating “Break-Out Group Sessions on the Preliminary Conference and Setting the Stage” and facilitating “Securities Arbitration” session at the 9th Annual Arbitration Training Institute, hosted by the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution and Section of Litigation in Chicago, Illinois.

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Recently published papers

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Faculty blog

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Guest speakers and workshops

The University of Florida Levin College of Law Faculty’s scholarly activities are exciting and diverse. The 2015-2016 Faculty Workshop Series provides an opportunity for faculty and invited guests to read papers and engage in lively discussions on a variety of cutting-edge topics. This year's speakers include several of our own…... Learn More

Professional Affiliations

UF Law faculty are deeply connected to the legal profession. Faculty hold positions of responsibility in professional and educational associations, both nationally and internationally. Learn More

Faculty Resources

Faculty Resource Center This resource center provides links and documents frequently utilized by faculty members. For information about support services available, please visit our support page. Support for Research & Scholarship Additional Copyright Information for Law Faculty Canvas (course management system) LexisNexis Librarian-Faculty Liaison List Library Services for Faculty New…... Learn More


UF Law faculty are ranked 2nd on SSRN for number of new papers in the last 12 months.


UF Law faculty have presented and engaged in scholarly discussion in 21 countries in 2015. They've also done so in 26 U.S. States.


Books published by UF Law faculty in 2015