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Vicki Schultz

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences
Vicki Schultz is the Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences at Yale Law School. An expert in law and social science, the workplace, discrimination, and the family, she has written and lectured widely on a variety of subjects, including sexual harassment, sex segregation on the job, work-family issues, working time, the meaning of work in people’s lives, household labor, same-sex marriage, and marriage generally. Her publications include The Need for a Reduced Workweek in the United States, The Sanitized Workplace, Reconceptualizing Sexual Harassment, and Life’s Work. Schultz’s work has been influential in legal scholarship, the social sciences, the courts, and the national news media. A past president of the AALS Labor and Employment Section and trustee of the Law and Society Association, Schultz has held a number of significant fellowships, including the Evelyn Green Davis Fellowship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and a fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. In 2010-11, she was the MacDonald-Wright Visiting Professor of Law and the Faculty Chair of the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law. Before coming to Yale, Schultz was a professor at Wisconsin Law School and an attorney at the U. S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division. She has a B.A. from the University of Texas and a J.D. from Harvard.

J.D., Harvard
B.A., University of Texas

Courses Taught
Employment Discrimination Law
Family Law
Family, State and Market
Workplace Theory and Policy
Work and Gender
Law and Social Science
Feminist Theory