Marriage Equalities: Gender and Social Norms in Same-Sex and Different-Sex Marriage

Oct. 5, 2015
12:20-1:30 p.m.
UCLA School of Law, Room 1420

Presented by Suzanne A. Kim, Professor of Law and Judge Denny Chin Scholar, Rutgers University, School of Law – Newark

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Suzanne Kim portraitProfessor Kim’s scholarship, often interdisciplinary in approach, addresses intersections of gender, family, sexuality, race, ethnicity, class, culture, and work.

Prior to joining the Rutgers faculty, Professor Kim was a lecturer-in-law at Stanford Law School. Professor Kim has been a visiting scholar at Columbia Law School’s Center for Gender and Sexuality Law and has also taught at Fordham Law School. Professor Kim has served as Associate Dean for Faculty Development at Rutgers School of Law–Newark and is the Director of the new Center for Gender and Sexuality Law and Policy at Rutgers.

From 2007 to 2009, Professor Kim served as an appointed member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Minority Concerns. Professor Kim earned a B.A. with distinction from Yale and a J.D., cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center, where she served as senior articles editor and member of the executive board of the Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law.

After law school, Professor Kim practiced law as a litigation associate with Weil, Gotshal & Manges in New York and received the firm’s Pro Bono Service Award. She served as a law clerk to the Honorable Denny Chin of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.