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Frances E. Olsen

Frances E. Olsen

UCLA School of Law
Professor of Law
Los Angeles, CA, USA


Over the past four decades Frances Olsen has taught a wide variety of classes on legal theory and social change, including Feminist Legal Theory, Law & Dissident, Women & Law, Family Law, and Torts. Her areas of research interest include legal theory, social change and feminism.

During law school, Professor Olsen did legal aid work for migrant farm workers in Colorado and was the notes & comments editor of the University of Colorado Law Review. She then clerked for the chief judge of the U.S. District Court in Colorado. She represented Native Americans at Wounded Knee in 1973. She established the first feminist public interest law firm in Denver, and, from 1981 to 1983 while an S.J.D. student, founded a legal academic women's group, the Fem-Crits, which spread across the country. She has taught courses in feminist legal theory at Harvard, Oxford, Cambridge, Berlin, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Jerusalem, and at other universities in the U.S., France, Italy, Japan, and Israel. She was a fellow at Oxford University in 1987 and holds a Life Fellowship at Churchill College, Cambridge University. She lectures throughout the world and has been published in some dozen languages.

Professor Olsen has authored or edited six books and published more than a hundred book chapters and articles, often in top-rated journals, including the Harvard Law Review and Yale Law Journal.
Frances E. Olsen is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Framework of Sexual Harassment – What Roles Do Gender Diversity, Bias and Discrimination Play? - Sexual Harassment and Entertainment: How Attorneys Can Help Navigate a Way Forward for Survivors and the Industry, Monday, March 12, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Framework of Sexual Harassment – What Roles Do Gender Diversity, Bias and Discrimination Play? - Framework of Sexual Harassment – What Roles Do Gender Diversity, Bias and Discrimination Play?, Monday, March 12, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Framework of Sexual Harassment – What Roles Do Gender Diversity, Bias and Discrimination Play? - Framework of Sexual Harassment – What Roles Do Gender Diversity, Bias and Discrimination Play?, Monday, March 12, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Sexual Harassment and Entertainment: How Attorneys Can Help Navigate a Way Forward for Survivors and the Industry, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, Los Angeles, CA
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