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Francisco Valdes

Francisco Valdes
Professor of Law and Dean's Distinguished Scholar
J.S.D. 1994, Stanford Law School
J.S.M. 1991, Stanford Law School
J.D. 1984, University of Florida College of Law

Telephone: 305-284-5432   |   Fax: 305-284-6506   |   Office: G364   |   E-mail: fvaldes@law.miami.edu

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American Association of Law Schools (AALS)
Member, Committee on the Recruitment and Retention of Minority Faculty and Students, 2009-2012
Member, Committee on Sections and Annual Meetings, 1999-2002
Member, Executive Board, Section on Minority Groups, 1995-2000
Member, Executive Board, Section on Gay and Lesbian Legal Issues, 1992-2000;
Chair-elect, 1996; Chair, 1997

Law and Society Association
Member, Diversity Committee, 1999-2001; 2009-2012
Member, Program Committee for 1999 Annual Meeting

LatCrit, Inc. (a not-for-profit educational organization)
Founding Board Member, 1998-present
Founding Co-Chair, 1995-2005

16th Annual LatCrit Conference (2011)
Member, Planning Committee

15th Annual LatCrit Conference (2010)
Member, Planning Committee

14th Annual LatCrit Conference (2009)
Member, Planning Committee

13th Annual LatCrit Conference (2008)
Member, Planning Committee

12th Annual LatCrit Conference (2007)
Member, Planning Committee

Society of American Law Teachers (SALT)
Member, Board of Governors, 1995-2002;
Co-Chair, Publications & Communications Committee, 1996-98

Hispanic National Bar Association (HBNA)
Member, Amicus Committee, 1999-2005

Florida Education Fund
Faculty Liaison to Minority Participation in Legal Education Program, 1996-2003

State Bar of California
Founding member, Standing Committee on Sexual Orientation Discrimination, 1993-96;
Committee Vice Chair, 1995-96;
Chair, Education & Programs Subcommittee, 1993-96

San Diego County Bar Association
Founding member, Task Force on Diversity in the Profession, 1993-95

Tom Homann Law Association
(San Diego's Sexual Minority Bar Association)
Founding member, Board of Directors;
Chair, Amicus Brief Committee, 1992-95

11th Annual LatCrit Conference (2006)
Member, Planning Committee

10th Annual LatCrit Conference (2005)
Member, Planning Committee

9th Annual LatCrit Conference (2004)
Member, Planning Committee

8th Annual LatCrit Conference (2003)
Member, Planning Committee

7th Annual LatCrit Conference (2002)
Member, Planning Committee

6th Annual LatCrit Conference (2001)
Member, Planning Committee

5th Annual LatCrit Conference (2000)
Member, Planning Committee

4th Annual LatCrit Conference (1999)
Member, Planning Committee

3rd Annual LatCrit Conference (1998)
Co-Chair, Planning Committee

2nd Annual LatCrit Conference (1998)
Member, Planning Committee

SALT Conference on Legal Education (1997)
Member, Planning Committee

8th Annual Critical Race Theory Workshop (1996)
Co-Chair, Planning Committee

1st Annual LatCrit Conference (1996)
Co-Chair, Planning Committee

Hispanic National Bar Association Annual Convention (1996)
Co-Chair, Planning Committee for Law Professor Colloquium on "Bringing Rights Home: International Law, Human Rights, and LatCrit Theory"

S.W./S.E. Law Professors of Color Conference (1996)
Chair, Planning Committee

Hispanic National Bar Association Annual Convention (1995)
Chair, Planning Committee for Law Professor Colloquium on "Representing Latina/o Communities: Critical Race Theory and Practice"

Western Law Professors of Color Conference (1995)
Co-Chair, Planning Committee

Advisory Editorial Boards

University of Miami Race and Social Justice Law Review
Faculty Advisor, 2009-present

Discrimination, Law and Justice (Electronic Legal Journal)
Founding Editor, 1999-present

CLAVE: Counterdisciplinary Notes on Race, Power & the State
Founding Member, Editorial Board, 2004-present

Sexualis Lex
Member, Editorial Board, 2002-present

La Raza Law Journal
Member, Faculty Advisory Board, 2001-present

The Guild Practitioner
Member, Board of Advisors, 2000-present

Law & Sexuality Review
Member, Board of Advisors, 1995-present

National Journal of Sexual Orientation & the Law
Founding member, Board of Advisors, 1994-present