Faculty Publications

Joan C. Williams

Books

Journal Articles

  • Double Jeopardy? An Empirical Study with Implications for the Debates over Implicit Bias and Intersectionality, 37 Harv. J.L. & Gender 185 (2014). URL
  • Pluralistic Ignorance and the Flexibility Bias: Understanding and Mitigating Flextime and Flexplace Bias at Work, 41 Work & Occupations 40 (2014) (with Christin L. Munsch & Cecilia L. Ridgeway).
  • The End of Men?: Gender Flux in the Face of Precarious Masculinity, 93 B.U. L. Rev. 699 (2013). HEIN
  • Discrimination Against Mothers Is the Strongest Form of Workplace Gender Discrimination: Lessons from US Caregiver Discrimination Law, 28 Int'l J. Comp. Lab. L. & Indus. Rel. 45 (2012) (with Stephanie Bornstein & Genevieve R. Painter).
  • Jumpstarting the Stalled Gender Revolution: Justice Ginsburg and Reconstructive Feminism, 63 Hastings L.J. 1267 (2012). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • The Language of Performance Evaluations: Gender-Based Shifts in Content and Consistency of Judgment, 3 Soc. Psychol. & Personality Sci. 186 (2012) (with Monica Biernat & M. J. Tocci).
  • "Mancession" or "Momcession"?: Good Providers, a Bad Economy, and Gender Discrimination, 86 Chi.–Kent. L. Rev. 857 (2011) (with Allison Tait). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Gender as a Core Value: Teaching Property, 36 Okla. City U. L. Rev. 551 (2011). LX HEIN WL
  • New Millennium, Same Glass Ceiling? The Impact of Law Firm Compensation Systems on Women, 62 Hastings L.J. 597 (2011) (with Veta Richardson). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Overeducated Achievatrons Unite!, 34 Seattle U. L. Rev. 845 (2011). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Tough Guise, 9 Issues Legal Scholarship Iss. 2 Art. 11 (2011). CATALOG
  • Correct Diagnosis; Wrong Cure: A Response To Professor Suk, 110 Colum. L. Rev. Sidebar 24 (2010). FULLTEXT LX WL URL
  • Reconstructive Feminism: Changing the Way We Talk About Gender and Work Thirty Years After the PDA, 21 Yale J.L. & Feminism 79 (2009). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Emerging Discrimination Claims: Family Responsibilities Discrimination, 782 PLI/Lit 505 (2008) (with Consuela A. Pinto). WL
  • The Evolution of "FReD": Family Responsibilities Discrimination and Developments in the Law of Stereotyping and Implicit Bias, 59 Hastings L.J. 1311 (2008) (with Stephanie Bornstein). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Family Responsibilities Discrimination: Don't Get Caught Off Guard, 22 Lab. Law. 293 (2007) (with Consuela A. Pinto). FULLTEXT HEIN WL
  • Family Responsibilities Discrimination: The Next Generation of Employment Discrimination, 763 PLI/Lit 333 (2007) (with Cynthia Thomas Calvert). WL
  • Gender Bias in the Law, 27 Cal. Law. 37 (Apr. 2007). CATALOG
  • Law Firms as Defendants: Family Responsibilities Discrimination in Legal Workplaces, 34 Pepp. L. Rev. 393 (2007) (with Stephanie Bornstein, Diana Reddy & Betsy A. Williams). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • The Politics of Time in the Legal Profession, 4 U. St. Thomas L.J. 379 (2007). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Beyond the "Chilly Climate": Eliminating Bias Against Women and Fathers in Academe, 79 Thought & Action 79 (Fall 2006) (with Stephanie Bornstein & Tamina Alon). URL
  • Caregivers in the Courtroom: The Growing Trend of Family Responsibilities Discrimination, 41 U.S.F. L. Rev. 171 (2006) (with Stephanie Bornstein). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Deconstructing the Maternal Wall: Strategies for Vindicating the Civil Rights of "Carers" in the Workplace, 13 Duke J. Gender L. & Pol'y 31 (2006) (with Elizabeth S. Westfall). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Family Responsibilities Discrimination: What Plaintiffs' Attorneys, Management Attorneys and Employees Need to Know, 91 Women Law. J. 24 (Winter 2006) (with Cynthia Thomas Calvert). FULLTEXT HEIN
  • Gender Stereotyping: Expanding the Boundaries of Title VII, 10 Emp. Rts. & Emp. Pol'y J. 271 (2006) (with Michelle A. Travis, Arthur S. Leonard & Miriam A. Cherry). LX WL
  • Keynote Address: Want Gender Equality? Die Childless at Thirty, 27 Women's Rts. L. Rep. 3 (2006). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Hibbs as a Federalism Case; Hibbs as a Maternal Wall Case, 73 U. Cin. L. Rev. 365 (2004). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Caveat Counselor: Going In-House Does Not Guarantee Work/Life Balance, 89 Women Law. J. 23 (Winter 2004). FULLTEXT HEIN
  • Hitting the Maternal Wall—Before They Reach a "Glass Ceiling" in Their Careers, Women Faculty May Hit a "Maternal Wall", 90 Academe 16 (2004). CATALOG
  • Mothers' Dreams: Abortion and the High Price of Motherhood, 6 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 818 (2004) (with Shauna L. Shames). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • The Maternal Wall, 60 J. Soc. Issues 675 (2004) (with Faye Crosby & Monica Biernat).
  • The Maternal Wall, 82 Harv. Bus. J. 26 (Oct. 2004).
  • The Public Policy of Motherhood, 60 J. Soc. Issues 849 (2004) (with Holly Cohen Cooper).
  • Beyond the Glass Ceiling: The Maternal Wall as a Barrier to Gender Equality, 26 T. Jefferson L. Rev. 1 (2003) (reprinted in Law & Ethics in the Business Environment (Elaine Ingulli & Terry Halbert eds., 5th ed., Thomson/West 2006)). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Beyond the Maternal Wall: Relief for Family Caregivers Who Are Discriminated Against on the Job, 26 Harv. Women's L.J. 77 (2003) (with Nancy Segal). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Bringing Your Part Time Policy Up to PAR, 88 Women Law. J. 19 (Winter 2003). FULLTEXT HEIN
  • Litigating the Glass Ceiling and the Maternal Wall: Using Stereotyping and Cognitive Bias Evidence to Prove Gender Discrimination, 7 Emp. Rts. & Emp. Pol'y J. 287 (2003) (issue editor). LX WL
  • Looking Forward and Back: Using the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and Discriminatory Gender/Pregnancy Stereotyping to Challenge Discrimination Against New Mothers, 7 Emp. Rts. & Emp. Pol'y J. 303 (2003) (with Susan E. Huhta & Elizabeth S. Westfall). LX WL
  • The Social Psychology of Stereotyping: Using Social Science to Litigate Gender Discrimination Cases and Defang the "Cluelessness" Defense, 7 Emp. Rts. & Emp. Pol'y J. 401 (2003). LX WL
  • "It's Snowing Down South": How to Help Mothers and Avoid Recycling the Sameness/Difference Debate, 102 Colum. L. Rev. 812 (2002). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL SSRN
  • Canaries in the Mine: Work/Family Conflict and the Law, 70 Fordham L. Rev. 2221 (2002). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Fretting in the Force Fields: Why the Distribution of Social Power Has Proved So Hard to Change, 71 UMKC L. Rev. 493 (2002). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Our Economy of Mothers and Others: Women and Economics Revisited, 5 J. Gender Race & Just. 411 (2002) (reprinted in part in Worklaw: Cases and Materials (Marion G. Crain, Pauline T. Kim & Michael Selmi eds., Lexis/Nexis 2005)). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • The Family-Hostile Corporation, 70 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 921 (2002). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • From Difference to Dominance to Domesticity: Care as Work, Gender as Tradition, 76 Chi.–Kent. L. Rev. 1441 (2001). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Afterword, Exploring the Economic Meanings of Gender, 49 Am. U. L. Rev. 987 (2000). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Foreword, 8 Am. U. J. Gender Soc. Pol'y & L. 1 (2000) (with Adrienne D. Davis). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Do Wives Own Half? Winning for Wives After Wendt, 32 Conn. L. Rev. 249 (1999) (Gallivan Conference lecture). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Implementing Antiessentialism: How Gender Wars Turn into Race and Class Conflict, 15 Harv. BlackLetter L.J. 41 (1999) (reprinted in part in Sports and Inequality 500 (Michael J. Cozzillio & Robert L. Hayman, Jr. eds., Carolina Academic Press 2004)). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL SSRN
  • Is Law an Art or a Science?: Comments on Objectivity, Feminism, and Power, 7 Am. U. J. Gender Soc. Pol'y & L. 373 (1999). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Market Work and Family Work in the 21st Century, 44 Vill. L. Rev. 305 (1999) (excerpted in Law and Ethics in the Business Environment (Terry Halbert & Elaine Ingulli eds., 5th ed., Thomson/West 2006)). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Tribute to Curt Berger, 99 Colum. L. Rev. 285 (1999). FULLTEXT HEIN WL
  • Do Women Need Special Treatment? Do Feminists Need Equality?, 9 J. Contemp. Legal Issues 279 (1998) (reprinted in Cases and Materials on Social Justice: Professionals, Communities, and Law (Martha R. Mahoney, John O. Calmore & Stephanie M. Wildman eds., Thomson/West 2003) & excerpted in Law and Ethics in the Business Environment (Terry Halbert & Elaine Ingulli eds., 4th & 5th eds., Thomson/West 2003 & 2006)). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Legal Education Then and Now: Changing Patterns in Legal Training and in the Relationship of Law Schools to the World Around Them, 47 Am. U. L. Rev. 747 (1998) (with Bob Gordon, Jack Schlegel & James May). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • The Rhetoric of Property, 83 Iowa L. Rev. 277 (1998). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Toward a Reconstructive Feminism: Reconstructing the Relationship of Market Work and Family Work, 19 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 89 (1998). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • At the Fusion of Horizons: Incommensurability and the Public Interest, 20 Vt. L. Rev. 625 (1996). FULLTEXT HEIN WL
  • Recovering the Full Complexity of Our Traditions: New Developments in Property Theory, 46 J. Legal Educ. 596 (1996). FULLTEXT HEIN WL
  • Restructuring Work and Family Entitlements Around Family Values, 19 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 753 (1996). FULLTEXT HEIN WL
  • Is Coverture Dead? Beyond a New Theory of Alimony, 82 Geo. L.J. 2227 (1994) (excerpted in Modern Family Law: Cases and Materials (D. Kelly Weisberg & Susan Frelich Appleton eds., 1st & 2d eds., Aspen Law & Business 1998 & 2002)). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL CATALOG
  • Married Women and Property, 1 Va. J. Soc. Pol'y & L. 383 (1994) (excerpted as Women and Property, in A Property Anthology 182 (Richard H. Chused ed., Anderson Pub. Co. 1993)). FULLTEXT HEIN WL CATALOG
  • Rorty, Radicalism, Romanticism: The Politics of the Gaze, 1992 Wis. L. Rev. 131 (1992) (reprinted in Pragmatism in Law and Society 155 (Michael Brint & William Weaver eds., Westview Press 1991) and A Pragmatist's Progress?: Richard Rorty and American Intellectual History 61 (John Pettegrew ed., Rowman & Littlefield 2000)). FULLTEXT HEIN WL CATALOG
  • Dissolving the Sameness/Difference Debate: A Post-Modern Path Beyond Essentialism in Feminist and Critical Race Theory, 1991 Duke L.J. 296 (1991). FULLTEXT HEIN WL
  • Domesticity as the Dangerous Supplement of Liberalism, 2 J. Women's Hist. 69 (1991).
  • Gender Wars: Selfless Women in the Republic of Choice, 66 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1559 (1991). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Culture and Certainty: Legal History and the Reconstructive Project, 76 Va. L. Rev. 713 (1990) (excerpted in Jurisprudence: Contemporary Readings, Problems, and Narratives 525 (Robert L. Hayman, Jr. & Nancy Levit eds., West Pub. Co. 1994)). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL CATALOG
  • Sameness Feminism and the Work/Family Conflict, 35 N.Y.L. Sch. L. Rev. 347 (1990). FULLTEXT HEIN
  • Abortion, Incommensurability, and Jurisprudence, 63 Tul. L. Rev. 1651 (1989). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Deconstructing Gender, 87 Mich. L. Rev. 797 (1989) (reprinted in Feminist Jurisprudence 531 (Patricia Smith ed., Oxford Univ. Press 1993)). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • Critical Legal Studies: The Death of Transcendence and the Rise of the New Langdells, 62 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 429 (1987). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • The Constitutional Vulnerability of American Local Government: The Politics of City Status in American Law, 1986 Wis. L. Rev. 83 (1986) (excerpted in Local Government Law 466 (Gerald E. Frug, Richard T. Ford & David J. Barron eds., Thomson/West 1988)). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • The Invention of the Municipal Corporation: A Case Study in Legal Change, 34 Am. U. L. Rev. 369 (1985) (excerpted in Cases and Materials on State and Local Government Law (William D. Valente, David J. McCarthy, Jr., Richard Briffault & Laurie Reynolds eds., 5th ed., West Group 2001)). FULLTEXT LX HEIN WL
  • The Future of Tenants' Rights in Assisted Housing Under a Reagan Voucher Plan: An Analysis of Section 8 Existing Housing Cases, 23 Urban L. Ann. 3 (1982). FULLTEXT HEIN
  • It's High Time to Get Homeowners' Deductions Under Control, 12 Tax Notes 963 (1981). CATALOG
Chapters In Books

  • The Opt-Out Revolution Revisited, in Women Who Opt Out: The Debate over Working Mothers and Work-Family Balance 151 (Bernie D. Jones ed., N.Y. Univ. Press 2012) (with Jamie Dolkas). AMAZON
  • The Class Culture Gap, in Facing Social Class: How Societal Rank Influences Interaction 39 (Susan T. Fiske & Hazel Rose Marcus eds. 2010). AMAZON
  • The Odd Disconnect: Our Family-Hostile Public Policy, in Workplace Flexibility: Realigning 20th Century Jobs to 21st Century Workers 196 (Alfred P. Sloan Foundation 2010). CATALOG
  • Work and Home Life, Conflict Between: Legal and Public–Policy Perspectives, in The Child: An Encyclopedic Companion ___ (Univ. of Chicago Press 2009) (with Stephanie Bornstein). AMAZON
  • Preface to Julie M. Rosenzweig & Eileen M. Brennan, Work, Life, and the Mental Health System of Care: A Guide for Professionals Supporting Families of Children with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders ___ (Brookes Pub. Co. 2008) (with Stephanie Bornstein). AMAZON
  • What Psychologists Need to Know About Family Responsibilities Discrimination, in The Changing Realities of Work and Family 255 (Amy Marcus–Newhall, Diane F. Halpern; & Sherylle J. Tan eds., Wiley–Blackwell 2008). AMAZON
  • A Legal Perspective on Family Issues at Work, in The Work and Family Handbook: Multi–disciplinary Perspectives and Approaches 309 (Marcie Pitts–Catsouphes, Ellen Ernst Kossek, & Stephen A. Sweet eds., Lawrence Eribaum Associates 2006) (with Mary C. Still). CATALOG
  • Work/Family Conflict: The Arbitrator's Role, in Arbitration 2005: The Evolving World of Work (Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Arbitrators) 20 (Paul F. Gerhart & Stephen F. Befort eds., 2006). CATALOG
  • Work/Life Litigation, in 2 Encyclopedia of Career Development 871 (Jeffrey H. Greenhaus & Gerard A. Callahan eds., Sage Pub. 2006) (with Mary C. Still & Cynthia Thomas Calvert). CATALOG
  • Preface: Freedom, Equality, and the Many Futures of Commodification, in Rethinking Commodification: Cases and Readings in Law and Culture 1 (NYU Press 2005) (with Martha M. Ertman). CATALOG URL
  • To Commodify or Not to Commodify, in Rethinking Commodification: Cases and Readings in Law and Culture 362 (NYU Press 2005) (with Viviana A. Zelizer). CATALOG
  • Unbending Gender: Why Family and Work Conflict and What to Do about It, in Rethinking Commodification: Cases and Readings in Law and Culture 291 (NYU Press 2005). CATALOG
  • Discrimination Against Employees Who Are Also Family Caregivers, in Sloan Work and Family Encyclopedia ___ (Alfred P. Sloan Work and Family Research Network 2003) (with Molly T. Tami). URL
  • Experience of Women Partners, in The Myth of the Meritocracy: A Report on the Bridges and Barriers to Success in Large Law Firms 32 (Minority Corporate Counsel Association 2003). URL
  • Igualdad sin Discriminación, in Género y derecho ___ (Alda Facio & Lorena Fries eds., LOM Ediciones/La Morada 1999).
  • The Sameness/Difference (or Equality/Difference) Debate, in Feminist Jurisprudence, Women and the Law: Critical Essays, Research Agenda, and Bibliography 23 (Betty Taylor, Sharon Rush, & Robert J. Munro eds., Fred B. Rothman & Co. 1999). CATALOG
  • Trabajo Familiar y en el Mercado de Trabajo, in Mujer y Derechos Humanos ___ (Mariblanca Staff Wilson ed., Instituto de la Mujer 1999).
  • Notes of a Jewish Episcopalian: Gender as a Language of Class; Religion as a Dialect of Liberalism, in Debating Democracy's Discontent: Essays on American Politics, Law, and Public Philosophy 99 (Anita L. Allen & Milton C. Regan, Jr. eds., Oxford Univ. Press 1998). CATALOG
  • Religion, Morality, and Other Unmentionables: The Revival of Moral Discourse in the Law, in In Face of the Facts: Moral Inquiry in American Scholarship 251 (Richard Wightman Fox & Robert B. Westbrook eds., Woodrow Wilson Center 1998).
  • Feminist Jurisprudence, in A Companion to American Thought 235 (Richard Wightman Fox & James T. Kloppenberg eds., Blackwell Publishers 1995).
  • Virtue, in A Companion to American Thought 706 (Richard Wightman Fox & James T. Kloppenberg eds., Blackwell Publishers 1995).
  • Privatization as a Gender Issue, in A Fourth Way?: Privatization, Property, and the Emergence of New Market Economics 215 (Gregory S. Alexander & Grazyna Skapska eds., Routledge 1994). CATALOG
  • Virtue and Oppression, in Virtue (NOMOS XXXIV: Yearbook of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy) 309 (John W. Chapman ed., New York Univ. Press 1992). CATALOG
  • Clio Meets Portia: Objectivity in the Courtroom and the Classroom, in Ethics and Public History: An Anthology 45 (Theodore J. Karamanski ed., R.E. Krieger Publishing Co. 1990).
Book Reviews

  • A Case Study of Diversity Mismanaged: Lessons from The Good Black, ___ Diversity & the B. 21 (Jul./Aug. 2003) (reviewing Paul Barrett, The Good Black: A True Story of Race in America (1999)) (with Duane L. Hughes). URL
  • Book Review, 8 Am. U. J. Gender Soc. Pol'y & L. 803 (2000) (reviewing Linda R. Hirshman & Jane E. Larson, Hard Bargains: The Politics of Sex (1998)). LX HEIN WL
  • Feminism and Post–Structuralism, 88 Mich. L. Rev. 1776 (1990) (reviewing Zillah R. Eisenstein, The Female Body and the Law (1988)). LX HEIN WL
  • The City, the Hope of Democracy: The Casebook as Moral Act, 103 Harv. L. Rev. 1174 (1990) (reviewing Gerald Frug, Local Government Law (1988)). LX HEIN WL
  • The Development of the Public/Private Distinction in American Law, 64 Tex. L. Rev. 225 (1985) (reviewing Hendrik Hartog, Public Property and Private Power: The Corporation of the City of New York in American Law (1983)). LX HEIN WL
Newspaper & Magazine Articles

  • Will Working Mothers Take Your Company to Court?, Harvard Bus. Rev., Sept. 2012, 2012, at 1900 (with Amy Cuddy). CATALOG URL
  • Why A Supportive Schedule Benefits Your Business, Forbes.com, Jan. 5, 2011. URL
  • A Diversity Program Without a Work⁄Life Component Just Won't Work, Diversity & the Bar, July⁄Aug., 2007.
  • Family Caregivers Need Legal Protections at Work, L.A. Daily J., June 21, 2007, at 6. CATALOG
  • Still Struggling?: Implementing 'Part–Time' Programs that Work, Diversity & the Bar, Sept.⁄Oct., 2007 (with Marina Park).
  • The Opt-Out Revolution Revisited, Amer. Prospect, Mar., 2007. URL
  • It's in Their Interest, Too, Chron. of Higher Educ., Aug. 31, 2006. CATALOG
  • Are Your Parental–Leave Policies Legal?, Chron. of Higher Educ., Feb. 11, 2005, at C1. CATALOG
  • All Work and No Play Is the U.S. Way, L.A. Times, Aug. 30, 2004, at B1 (with Ariane Hegewisch).
  • Better on Balance?: Going In–House Is No Guarantee of a More Manageable Workload or Flexible Schedule, a New Study Shows, Legal Times, Jan. 19, 2004, at 18 (with Cynthia Thomas Calvert & Holly Cooper). CATALOG
  • Singing the Baby Blues: If Having Children on the Tenure Track Is a Career Killer, Is Having Them in Graduate School Any Better?, Chron. Higher Educ., Apr. 23, 2004. CATALOG
  • Is Your Firm's Part–Time Program a Retention Tool?, Law Prac. Mgmt., Apr., 2003, at 33 (with Cynthia Thomas Calvert). HEIN
  • The Subtle Side of Discrimination: Linking Merit Raises to Outside Offers May Discriminate Against Female Professors with Families, Chron. of Higher Educ., Apr. 18, 2003, at C5. CATALOG
  • Why Moms Stay Home, Washington Post, July 17, 2003.
  • Celebrating a Happy Equal Pay Day: Not Likely 16?, E–Women's News, Apr. 10, 2002. URL
  • How Academe Treats Mothers, Chronicle Careers, Chron. of Higher Educ., June 17, 2002 (reprinted in The Strategist (Fall 2002)). CATALOG
  • Putting the AAUP's Family–Friendly Policies Into Practice, Chronicle Careers, Chron. of Higher Educ., Jan. 28, 2002. CATALOG
  • The Canary in the Mine: Women Lawyers and Work/Family Conflict, Lex Claudia, Summer, 2002, at 13.
  • The New Glass Ceiling: Mothers — and Fathers — Sue for Discrimination, Work Life Law, Aug. 28, 2002 (with Nancy Segal).
  • Don't Go! We Can Change: Replace the Spiral of Salaries with Policies That Let Associates Have a Life — and a Career, Legal Times, Feb. 5, 2001, at 20 (with Cynthia Thomas Calvert).
  • Lessons for Academic Parents, Chronicle Careers, Chron. of Higher Educ., Oct. 15, 2001. CATALOG
  • Majority Rule? Women in Law School Still Face Obstacles Despite Their High Numbers, Legal Times, Sept. 3, 2001, at 33. CATALOG
  • Part–Time Progress: Letting Lawyers Cut Back Can Save Money and Retain Talent — If Firms Do It Right, Legal Times, Oct. 22, 2001, at 60 (with Cynthia Thomas Calvert). CATALOG
  • What Mothers Need for Mother's Day, Boston Globe, May 13, 2001, at E7 (with Ann Crittenden).
  • A Half–Time Tenure Track Proposal, Change: The Mag. of Higher Learning, Nov./Dec., 2000, at 46 (with Robert Drago).
  • Designing Mom–Size Jobs, Christian Science Monitor, Nov. 17, 2000, at 11 (reprinted in The Dynamics of Inequality: Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality in the United States (Patricia Gagne & Richard Tewksbury eds., Prentice Hall 2002)).
  • Family Conflict as Discrimination Against Women, Women Law. J., Fall/Winter, 2000, at 9. HEIN
  • Gendered Office Decor, Melange, Chron. of Higher Educ., Feb. 4, 2000, at B9. CATALOG
  • What Stymies Women's Academic Careers? It's Personal, Chron. of Higher Educ., Dec. 15, 2000, at B10. CATALOG
  • Work/Family Conflict as Discrimination Against Women, Fla. Ass'n Woman Law. State News, Spring, 2000.
Reports, Working Papers & Training Materials

  • Protecting Family Caregivers from Employment Discrimination, AARP Public Policy Institute (2012) (with Robin Devaux & Patricija Petrac). URL
  • Improving Work-Life Fit in Hourly Jobs: An Underutilized Cost-Cutting Strategy in a Globalized World, Center for WorkLife Law (2011) (with Penelope Huang). URL
  • The Three Faces of Work-Family Conflict: The Poor, the Professionals, and the Missing Middle, Center for American Progress & Center for WorkLife Law (2010) (with Heather Boushey). URL
  • Emerging Family Responsibilities Claims Under the Family and Medical Leave Act and Sex Discrimination Laws, SM097 ALI–ABA 23 (2007) (with Cynthia Thomas Calvert). URL
  • Legal Professions and Job Demands: Implications for Work⁄Life Balance, Sloan Work and Family Encyclopedia (2007). URL
  • "Opt Out" or Pushed Out? How the Press Covers Work⁄Family Conflict — The Untold Story of Why Women Leave the Workforce (Center for WorkLife Law 2006) (with Jessica Manvell & Stephanie Bornstein). URL
  • One Sick Child Away from Being Fired: When "Opting Out" Is Not an Option (Center for WorkLife Law 2006). URL
  • Technical Guidance: Using Employment and Civil Rights Laws to Protect Working Families (Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the Washington College of Law 2005) (with Nancy Segal).
  • Better on Balance? The Corporate Counsel Work⁄Life Report: The Project for Attorney Retention Corporate Counsel Project — Final Report, Project for Attorney Retention (2003) (with Cynthia Thomas Calvert & Holly Cohen Cooper) (reprinted at 10 Wm. & Mary J. Women & L. 367 (2004)). URL
  • Discrimination Against Employees Who Are Also Family Caregivers, Sloan Work and Family Encyclopedia (2003) (with Molly T. Tami). URL
  • Experience of Women Partners, The Myth of Meritocracy: A Report on the Bridges and Barriers to Success in Large Law Firms (Minority Corporate Counsel Ass'n 2003).
  • The Project for Attorney Retention: Interim Report — Survey of Work/Life Balance for Corporate Counsel, Project for Attorney Retention (May 2003) (with Cynthia Calvert and Holly Cooper) (reprinted in New York State Bar Association: First Annual for Symposium, Women on the Move (May 22, 2003)). URL
  • Balanced Hours: Effective Part–Time Policies for Washington Law Firms: The Project for Attorney Retention, Project for Attorney Retention (2002) (with Cynthia Thomas Calvert) (reprinted at 8 Wm. & Mary J. Women & L. 357 (2002)). URL
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