Donna Young

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Professor Donna Young teaches at the Albany Law School in Albany, New York, and is a member of the AAUP's Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure. She is co-author of "The History, Uses, and Abuses of Title IX," a report prepared by a joint subcommittee of the AAUP's Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure and of the Committee on Women in the Academic Profession. During 2014-2015, Professor Young was a staff member at the AAUP's Department of Academic Freedom, Tenure, and Governance.

Before entering the academy, Professor Young worked in litigation at a labor law firm in Toronto, at the Ontario Human Rights Commission as a consultant, and at the City of New York, Mayor's Office of Labor Relations, Legal Department. She taught as an Associate-in-Law at Columbia Law School while obtaining her LL.M. She was awarded a fellowship from Cornell Law School's Gender, Sexuality, and Family Project and was a Visiting Scholar at Osgoode Hall Law School's Institute of Feminist Legal Studies in Toronto. She has also been a Visiting Scholar at the Facolta di Giurisprudenza, Universita Roma Tre in Rome, Italy, and a consultant to the International Development Law Organization in Rome during which time she traveled to Uganda to conduct fieldwork on the interaction of women's property rights and HIV/AIDS. Professor Young researches in the areas of academic freedom, Title IX, employment law, criminal law, feminist legal theory, and critical race theory.