College of Law

Brad Areheart

Associate Professor of Law

Phone: 865-974-6808

Office: Room 367


Areas of Expertise

Contract Law, Disability Law, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law


BA, 2001, Baylor University

JD, 2005, University of Texas


Professor Areheart’s research focuses on antidiscrimination theory, employment discrimination law, and disability law. He is particularly interested in the structure of employment discrimination laws and the major normative theories underpinning them. His recent articles have been published, or are forthcoming, in the University of Chicago Law Review, Michigan Law Review, Alabama Law Review, Boston College Law Review, and George Washington Law Review. He is a current Chair of the SEALS Prospective Law Teachers Workshop. He is a past Chair of the AALS Employment Discrimination section and the AALS New Law Professors section.

Prior to joining the UT faculty in 2012, Areheart was a visiting assistant professor for two years at Stetson University College of Law. He received his J.D. with honors from the University of Texas School of Law where he was a member of the Texas Law Review.

Areheart teaches contracts, disability law, employment discrimination, employment law, and labor law.

Recent publications

The Symmetry Principle, 58 Boston College Law Review (forthcoming 2017).

Accommodating Pregnancy, 67 Alabama Law Review 1125 (2016).

The Disability–Employability Divide: Bottlenecks to Equal Opportunity, 113 Michigan Law Review 101 (2015) (with Michael Stein).

Integrating the Internet, 83 George Washington Law Review 449 (2015) (with Michael Stein).

Accommodating Every Body, 81 University of Chicago Law Review 689 (2014) (with Michael Stein et al.).