Faculty Speaker Exchange Series

Faculty Speaker Exchange Series Archives

The School of Law’s speaker exchange series invites scholars from other law schools to provide a lunchtime presentation on a recent scholarly work. Apart from the traditional lunch talk, the School of Law the speaker to participate in a separate small-group workshop with area-specific scholars from our faculty. Doing so enables the speaker to receive more precise feedback from scholars in his/her area, allows for more informal networking, and provides an informal arena for the speaker to exchange other possible scholarly ideas. School of Law speaker exchange guests are also invited to participate as a guest our podcast and join our local NPR affiliate for a radio interview discussing the speaker’s scholarly work. All faculty and staff are invited to attend the lunch talk.

2018 Speakers

April 17, 2018
Michael Green (Texas A&M), Retaliation Against Black Work Matters
Professor Green was on campus in April of 2018 as part of the University of Arkansas School of Law’s speaker exchange series to present his research on retaliation against the Black Lives Matter movement in the workplace and how to protect black workers from retaliation when discussing the BLM movement.
Conversations with the Legal Academy featuring Michael Green
March 27, 2018
Zoe Niesel (St. Mary’s), Finding #PersonalJurisdiction: The New Age of Internet Contacts
Professor Niesel was on campus as part of the University of Arkansas School of Law’s speaker exchange series to discuss her research about internet and the law and how the digital age changes how lawyers and judges have to think about jurisdiction.
Conversations with the Legal Academy featuring Zoe Niesel
March 13, 2018
Lua Kamal Yuille (Kansas), The Myth of Autonomy
Professor Yuille was on campus in in March of 2018 to discuss her research on autonomy related legal issues specifically examining the legal relationships we set up to recognize the dependent networks humans create.
Conversations with the Legal Academy featuring Lua Kamal Yuille
March 6, 2018
Sarah Adams-Schoen (UALR), Beyond Localism: Harnessing State Adaptation Lawmaking to Help Local Governments Increase Climate Resilience
Professor Adams-Schoen was on campus in March of 2018 as part of the University of Arkansas School of Law’s speaker exchange series to discuss her research on local governments and climate resilience which examines how to help state governments create communities that are more resilient to climate risks.
Conversations with the Legal Academy featuring Sarah Adams-Schoen
February 20, 2018
Margot Pollans (Pace), FDA & The Environment
Professor Pollans was on campus in February of 2018 as part of the University of Arkansas School of Law’s speaker exchange series to discuss her research on the FDA, the environment, and nutrition specifically examining health risk in the food system.
Conversations with the Legal Academy featuring Margot Pollans
February 6, 2018
Daniel Rodriguez (Northwestern), Hartman Hotz (Courtroom)
Dean Rodriguez was on campus in February of 2018 as part of the Hartman Hotz Lectures in Law and Liberal Arts to present “Federalism Before and After Trump.” In his lecture, Rodriguez explored topics such as immigration, medical care and medical insurance, marijuana policy and other areas that have caused friction between national, state, and municipal governments during the first year of the Trump administration.
Conversations with the Legal Academy: Federalism Before and After Trump featuring Dan Rodriguez