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Within the Academy are eight specific interests sections. These sections sponsor symposia, panels, workshops, and papers at the annual ALSB Conference each August. They also provide teaching and research support in their specialized areas. Membership in the sections is only available to ALSB members. Membership in more than one section is also encouraged. You may join a section listserv by logging into the members’-only page=>here. The eight sections and the contact persons are:

Employment Law

President:  Natalie Pederson, Drexel
Vice President:  Carolyn Plump, La Salle
Secretary:  Liz Brown, Bentley University

2020 Employment Newsletter


Chair: Stephen Park, University of Connecticut
Co-Vice Chair: Todd Haugh, Indiana University
Co-Vice Chair: Jennifer Pacella, Indiana University
Secretary: Tabrez Ebrahim, Cal Western School of Law

2020 Ethics Newsletter

Environmental Law and Sustainability

Chair:  Jeff Todd, Texas State University
Secretary:  Janet Hale, Texas State University

Envt’l Law & Sustainability Section Blog

2020 Environmental Newsletter

Interdisciplinary Section

President: Robert Emerson, University of Florida


President:  Stephen Park, University of Connecticut
Vice President:   Kevin Fandl, Temple University 
Secretary:  Colleen Baker, University of Oklahoma

2020 International Newsletter

Law for Accountants

Chair:  Sean Shannon, SUNY Oneonta
Secretary-Treasurer: Linda Christiansen, Indiana University-South Bend

Sports and Entertainment Law

Chair: Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, Clemson University
Vice Chair: Nanci Carr, California State University, Northridge
Past Chair: Nathaniel Grow, Indiana University

Teaching and Pedagogy

Steering Committee:
Catharyn Baird, EthicsGame
Michael Fricke, University of Arizona
Karen Reardon, La Salle University
Matt Roessing, University of Georgia


Chair:  Rick Kunkel, University of St. Thomas
Vice Chair:  Ken Sanney, Western Carolina University