Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
Visiting Assistant Professor Dara E. Purvis studies the interaction between gender stereotypes and the law, principally in the context of family law. She graduated from Yale Law School in 2008, where she was editor-in-chief of Volume 117 of The Yale Law Journal. She clerked for the Honorable Raymond C. Fisher of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Honorable Gerard E. Lynch of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
She earned a B.A. in political science summa cum laude from the University of Southern California and an M.Phil. in political thought and intellectual history from the University of Cambridge. She has pieces forthcoming in the Yale Journal of Law and Feminism and Michigan State Law Review, and has also published with journals including the Women’s Rights Law Reporter and the Yale Law & Policy Review.