Teaching & Learning
Professor of Law; Director of Social Enterprise & Economic Empowerment Clinic; Faculty Co-Director of Center for Racial and Economic Justice
Courses you teach
Social Enterprise and Economic Empowerment Clinic; Business Associations.
Classroom tactics for motivating your students
I ask students each semester to identify a goal—and also a limiting thought that threatens to derail their progress. During the semester, I highlight specific instances where their performance disproves their limiting thought.
Best advice to students coping with the stresses of law school
Your presence here demonstrates that you can—and will again—overcome great obstacles.
Favorite thing about teaching here
Our wonderful clinical program. It is such a privilege to be in community with our clinical faculty.
Greatest source of satisfaction related to your students
Witnessing my students transform into lawyers is magical—an amazing feeling every time!
Recent project you’ve spearheaded
Co-creating a podcast, “Black Hastings Speaks,” in Summer 2020 with Shauna Marshall and Areca Smit.