Full Name
Dean Alena Allen
University of Arkansas School of Law
Speaker Bio
Dean Allen is Interim Dean & Professor of Law, University of Arkansas School of Law. She teaches family law, health law, public health law, professional responsibility, and torts. Allen previously taught at the Cecil C. Humphreys University of Memphis School of Law where she won Professor of Year in 2013, the Farris Bobango Faculty Scholarship Award in 2019, and the MLK 50 Faculty Service Award in 2021.
Allen’s work has appeared in the North Carolina Law Review, the Fordham Law Review, the Ohio State Law Journal, and the Cardozo Law Review. Allen’s research focuses on the intersection of health policy and feminist theory. Allen currently serves on the University Research Council, the Executive Committee for the AALS Section on Scholarship, the Peer Review Committee for the Food & Drug Law Institute, and as a reviewer for the Association for Prevention and Teaching Research’s Prevention and Population Health Education Grant Program.
Allen received her B.A. in psychology from Loyola New Orleans in 1999 and graduated from the Yale Law School in 2003.
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What Kinds of Messages Around Sexual Assault Do Current Laws and Policies Send? How Can They Be Reformed?
Alena Allen