Sarah Redfield is Professor Emerita at the University of New Hampshire School of Law and Affiliate Professor at the University of New Hampshire College of Education. Her primary practice and teaching area is education law (including special education). Her primary research focus is diversity and inclusion in the legal profession and along the education pipeline. Her recent research and scholarship focuses on implicit bias (including its manifestations in legal, medical, education, and workplace environments) and on strategies to interrupt that bias and reduce manifestations at all levels. She currently serves on the ABA Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council, the ABA Commission on Disability Rights, the Criminal Justice Section Council, and as Co-Chair of the Judicial Division Fighting Implicit Bias Committee and the Criminal Justice Section Implicit Bias Initiative. She is a member of the Maine Bar.

Professor Redfield is a nationally respected author, presenter, and trainer. She is the editor and chapter author of the ABA book on implicit bias, Enhancing Justice: Reducing Bias and her most recent publications also include Reversing the School-to-Prison Pipeline Preliminary Report, 47 Memphis Law Review 1. She was a lead author for the ABA Section on Litigation’s Toolbox on Implicit Bias and lead consultant for the ABA project on Achieving an Impartial Jury. Her recent presentations include Implicit Bias and Bias Interruption for the State Bar of California; Arizona State University; and the Texas Criminal Defense Attorneys.

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.