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Rachel Lopez on Academic Titles

Season 1, Ep. 710

In this episode, Rachel E. Lopez, Director of the Andy and Gwen Stern Community Lawyering Clinic and Associate Professor of Law at Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, discusses her essay "Unentitled: The Power of Designation in the Legal Academy," which will be published in the Rutgers Law Review. Lopez explains why academic titles matter, and how they reify academic hierarchies. She reminds us how academic hierarchies use titles. And she reflects on potential alternatives. Lopez is on Twitter at @Rachel_E_Lopez.

This episode was hosted by Brian L. Frye, Spears-Gilbert Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law. Frye is on Twitter at @brianlfrye.

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