Professor Osamudia James
Professor Osamudia James recently delivered the keynote address for the ABA-AALS Criminal Justice section academic roundtables at the ABA Criminal Justice Section’s Annual Fall Institute in Washington, D.C. Professor James writes and teaches in the areas of Education Law, Race and the Law, Administrative Law, and Torts. Her scholarship explores the interaction of law and identity in the context of public education. Some of her more recent work includes "White Like Me: The Diversity Rationale's Negative Impact on White Identity Formation," published in the New York University Law Review, "Opt-Out Education: School Choice as Racial Subordination," published in the Iowa Law Review, and “Valuing Identity,” published in the Minnesota Law Review. Professor James is a co-recipient of the 2014 Derrick A. Bell, Jr. Award, served as Vice Dean of the School of Law from 2016 to 2019 and was honored with the Miami Law Hausler Golden Apple Teaching Award in 2017.