Levin College of Law

Faculty workshops & guest speakers

The University of Florida Levin College of Law Faculty’s scholarly activities are exciting and diverse. The 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 faculty and faculty from other prominent law schools, including Dartmouth, Emory, Georgia State, New York, Northwestern, Pennsylvania, Santa Barbara, Vanderbilt, and Wake Forest.

Unless otherwise indicated, the workshops are by invitation only and will take place in the Faculty Lounge from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Fall 2016

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August 30 (Tuesday)

Daniel Sokol Determinants of Medical Device Recalls
Professor of Law
University of Florida Levin College of Law

 
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September 1 (Thursday) – Faculty Luncheon
September 2 (Friday)- Wolf Family Lecture

Bill Fischel  — The Economic History of Zoning
Professor Economics and Hardy Professor of Legal Studies
Dartmouth College

 
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September 6 (Tuesday)

Christopher Vallandingham — Territorial Courts
Head of Collections, Legal Information Center
University of Florida Levin College of Law

 
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September 16 (Friday)

Diego Molano — The New Economy in Latin America (Focusing on the Digital Economy)
Former Minister of Information Technologies and Communications of Colombia

 
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September 20 (Tuesday)

Adam Smith  — Tax Law Confidential
Visiting Assistant Professor
University of Florida Levin College of Law

 
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September 22 (Thursday)

Yesha Yadav  — The Governance Gap in Fragmented Markets
Professor Law
Vanderbilt Law School

 
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September 27 (Tuesday)

Thomas Ankersen  — Megaprojects
Director, Conservation Clinic, Center for Governmental Responsibility
University of Florida Levin College of Law

 
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October 6 (Thursday)

Destiny Peery  — Beyond Explicit Bias: Evolving Conceptions of Bias and Anti-Discrimination Law’s Difficult Adoption
Assistant Professor of Law
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

 
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October 11 (Tuesday)

Taryn Marks — Business Law Research Pedagogy
Faculty Services Librarian
University of Florida Levin College of Law

 

 

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October 13 (Thursday)
Weyrauch Family Lecture

Victor Rios  — Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys
Professor of Sociology
University of California, Santa Barbara

 
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November 4 (Friday)

Michael Kang  — Judicial Partisan Loyalty in Election Cases
Professor of Law
Emory Law School

 

Spring 2017

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January 10 (Tuesday)

Laura Rosenbury  —  
Dean and Levin, Mabie & Levin Professor of Law, Affiliate Professor with the Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research

University of Florida Levin College of Law

 
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January 17 (Tuesday)

Mary Adkins  —  
Director, Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy, Master Legal Skills Professor

University of Florida Levin College of Law

 
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January 19 (Thursday)

Sidney Shapiro  —  
Frank U. Fletcher Chair of Administrative Law
Wake Forest University School of Law

 
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January 24 (Tuesday)

Mark Fenster  —  
Professor of Law, Cone, Wagner, Nugent, Hazouri & Roth Tort Professor

University of Florida Levin College of Law

 
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February 7 (Tuesday)

Robert Rhee  —  
John H. And Mary Lou Dasburg Professor of Law
University of Florida Levin College of Law

 
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February 14 (Tuesday)

Amy Stein  —  
Associate Professor of Law
University of Florida Levin College of Law

 
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February 21 (Tuesday)

Anne Tucker  — Portfolio Turnover
Associate Professor of Law
Georgia State University College of Law

 
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February 24 (Friday)

David Skeel  —  
S. Samuel Arsht Professor of Corporate Law
University of Pennsylvania Law School

 
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February 28 (Tuesday)

Sharon Rush  — Intergroup Contact Theory and Integrated Schools
Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Irving Cypen Professor of Law, Associate Director, Center on Children and Families
University of Florida Levin College of Law

 
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March 31 (Friday)

Florencia Marotta-Wurgler  —  
Professor of Law, Faculty Director, NYU Law in Buenos Aires
New York University School of Law

 
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April 4 (Tuesday)

Jennifer Zedalis  — Law’s Language
Director, Trial Practice, Senior Legal Skills Professor, Coordinator, Gerald T. Bennett Prosecutor/Public Defender CLE Course, Assistant Director, Criminal Justice Center
University of Florida Levin College of Law

 
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April 11 (Tuesday)

Jason Nance  —  
Associate Professor of Law, Associate Director, Center on Children and Families
University of Florida Levin College of Law

 
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April 18 (Tuesday)

Lea Johnston  —  
Professor of Law, Assistant Director, Criminal Justice Center
University of Florida Levin College of Law