1 Program with Sarah Redfield

Sarah E. Redfield is a member of the Maine bar and Professor Emeritus at the University of New Hampshire School of Law and Affiliate Professor at the University of New Hampshire School of Education and Women’s Studies Department. She is currently teaching at Northeastern Law School. Ms. Redfield teaches education law, including special education law, and devotes most of her research and scholarship to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession and the academy.

Professor Redfield is the recipient of the ABA’s 2012 Sadie Alexander Prize for Lifetime Achievement for her work on diversity and the education pipeline from preschool to the profession. She has served a three-year term with the ABA Presidential Pipeline Council, and she is currently serving as a member of the ABA Section of Litigation Task Force on Implicit Bias where she has contributed to the Section’s online Toolbox on this topic. She is also currently heading up work on the ABA Enterprise Grant on Achieving an Impartial Jury and a new member of the Criminal Justice Section’s Racial & Ethnic Justice & Diversity Committee.

Professor Redfield is a nationally known speaker and author. Her recent writing on diversity includes Diversity Realized: Putting the Walk with the Talk for Diversity in the Pipeline to the Legal Profession (2009); The Education Pipeline to the Professions: Programs that Work to Increase Diversity (2012); with Theresa Kraft, What Color is Special Education, available at http://ssrn.com/author=723634; with Salma Safiedine, Achieving an Impartial Jury in THE STATE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE 2012; and with Professor Chris Goodman, A Teacher Who Looks Like Me (publication forthcoming __ St. John's University School of Law Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development __ 2013). Professor Redfield’s recent presentations include keynote addresses and training at the South Carolina Judicial Conference, the Minnesota Judges and Probation Officers Training, the National Bar Association, and the OSEP (Special Education) national leadership conference.

Professor Redfield earned her B.A. degree from Mount Holyoke College, her J.D. degree from Northeastern University School of Law, and her LL.M. from Harvard Law School. She is the mother of a fantastic son and daughter and wife of an also-fantastic farmer.


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