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Name  Ruthann Robson
Role  Professor
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Education  University of California, Berkeley
Nominations  Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Debut Fiction, Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction
Books  Dressing Constitutionally: Hierarchy, Lesbian (out)law, Sappho goes to law school, A/K/A, The struggle for happiness

Dressing constitutionally with cuny professor ruthann robson

Ruthann Robson is a professor of law and University Distinguished Professor. As well as her writings in legal scholarship and theory, she has also published fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction.



She has taught at the City University of New York School of Law since 1990 in the areas of constitutional law, family law, feminist legal theory, and sexuality and the law. The New York City Law Review published a symposium on her work in volume 8, issue 2.

In 2007, the CUNY board of Trustees designated Professor Ruthann Robson a University Distinguished Professor. A profile by Jill Jarvis is featured on the CUNY website. A profile by Emily Sachar is featured in CUNY Law, the law school magazine.


  • Sappho Goes to Law School
  • Lesbian (Out)Law: Survival Under the Rule of Law
  • a/k/a
  • The Struggle for Happiness (both from St. Martin's Press)
  • Cecile
  • Eye of a Hurricane
  • Awards and fellowships

  • Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT Fiction for Eye of a Hurricane
  • Fellow in Nonfiction Literature, New York Foundation for the Arts
  • Bram Fischer Research Chair, Witwatersrand (WITS) Law School, Johannesburg, South Africa]
  • Collaborative Research Fellowship, University of Sydney
  • Djerassi Artists Fellowship Residency
  • CALI (Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction) Law Fellowship
  • References

    Ruthann Robson Wikipedia

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