Dr. Jennifer Woodward

Assistant Professor

Dr. Jennifer Woodward
615-898-2135
Room 257, Peck Hall (PH)
MTSU Box 29, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., SUNY University at Albany (2013)
  • B.S., Tennessee Tech University (2005)

Areas of Expertise

Public Law
Public Policy
Policy Compliance
Equal Opportunity Policy
Judicial Activism
Race, Gender, and Ability Issues
Critical Race Theory
Social and Policy Change
Institutional Capacity
Teaching Pedagogy in Higher Education

Biography

Experience

• Research Fellow, University at Albany, SUNY Center for Policy Research, 2015-2016
• Visiting Assistant Professor, College of William and Mary, 2014-2015
• Research Consultant and Law and Society Doctoral Fellow, American Bar Foundation, 2011-2014
• Adjunct Instructor, University at Albany, SUNY Department of Political Science, 2010 and 2015
• Staffing Services and Public Management Institute Assistant, New York State Department of Civil Service, 2006-2008

 

Publications

Journal Articles and Book Chapter

Woodward, Jennifer. Forthcoming 2016. “Mobilizing Rights at the Agency Level: The First Interpretations of Title VII’s Sex Provision” in The Rights Revolution Revisited edited by Lynda Dodd. Cambridge University Press.

Woodward, Jennifer. September 2015. “Making Rights Work: Legal Mobilization at the Agency Level.” Law and Society Review 49 (3): 691-723.

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Journal Articles and Book Chapter

Woodward, Jennifer. Forthcoming 2016. “Mobilizing Rights at the Agency Level: The First Interpretations of Title VII’s Sex Provision” in The Rights Revolution Revisited edited by Lynda Dodd. Cambridge University Press.

Woodward, Jennifer. September 2015. “Making Rights Work: Legal Mobilization at the Agency Level.” Law and Society Review 49 (3): 691-723.

Woodward, Jennifer. Winter 2011. “How Busing Burdened Blacks: Critical Race Theory and Busing for Desegregation in Nashville-Davidson County.” The Journal of Negro Education 80 (1): 22-32.

Additional publications include policy reports on bilingual education in New York State, book reviews, and encyclopedia entries. Dr. Woodward’s research has been presented at the American Bar Foundation, American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Law and Society Annual Meeting, American Political Science Association Teaching and Learning Conference, as well as other academic and professional association meetings.

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