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Prof. Erin Mayo-Adam

Office: 1723 HW
Phone: 212-772-5505

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Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Specialization:

  • Public Law ( Law and Society)
  • American Politics
  • Law and Social Movements
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Immiagration and Labor Politics
  • Critical Theory


  • POLSC 110: American Government: A Historical Introduction
  • POLSC 219: Women and the Law
  • POLSC 238: American Legal System
  • POLSC 340: Constituational Law: Organizaing the Government
  • POLSC 341: Constitutional LAw: Civil Rights


Ph.D., University of Washington (2017)
J.D., University of Washington (2014)
B.A., Californaia State University, Long Beach (2008)


Journal Articles:

Erin Adam,  "Community Voices and Speaking Out: Rights Talk and the LGBTQ Community in the 1980's," Studies in Law, Politics, and Society, 73: 21-46, 2017

Erin Adam and Betsy Cooper, "Equal Rights versus Special Rights: Rights Discourse, Framing, and Lesbian and Gay Anti- Discrimination Policy in Washington State," Law & Social Inquiry, 43 (3): 830-854, Summer 2017.

Erin Adam, " Intersectional Coalition:  The Paradoxes of Rights- Based Movement Building in LGBTQ and Immigrant Communities," Law & Society Review, 51 (1): 132-167, Spring 2017