Brad  Areheart

  • Associate Professor of Law

  • B.A., 2001, Baylor University
    J.D., 2005, University of Texas


  • Location: Room 367
  • Phone Number: 865-974-6808
  • Email:
  • Courses Taught: Contracts, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law, Labor Law
  • Additional Information: Curriculum Vitae (pdf), SSRN


Publications of Brad  Areheart

Professor Areheart teaches Contracts as well as an array of employment-based courses. He is the current Chair of the AALS section for New Law Professors and the Chair-Elect for the Employment Discrimination section.

Professor Areheart writes in the areas of disability rights and antidiscrimination theory. His recent scholarship focuses on making opportunities in the workplace or otherwise accessible to everyone, with a focus on people who have physical or mental impairments. His recent articles in this vein have been or will be published in the University of Chicago Law Review (2014), University of Michigan Law Review (forthcoming 2015), and George Washington Law Review (forthcoming 2015). Professor Areheart’s articles have been cited over 100 times in scholarly books and journals.

Prior to joining the UT College of Law, Professor Areheart was a visiting assistant professor for two years at Stetson University College of Law. Before that, he was in private practice for five years, litigating commercial disputes as an associate in the law firms of DLA Piper and Jenner & Block. Professor Areheart received his J.D. with honors from the University of Texas School of Law, where he was a member of the Texas Law Review.


Biography of Brad  Areheart


Accommodating Pregnancy (work in progress)

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

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

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

The Anticlassification Turn in Employment Discrimination Law, 63 Alabama Law Review 955 (2012).

GINA, Privacy, and Antisubordination, 46 Georgia Law Review 705 (2012).

Disability Trouble, 29 Yale Law & Policy Review 347 (2011).

When Disability Isn’t “Just Right”: The Entrenchment of the Medical Model of Disability and the Goldilocks Dilemma, 83 Indiana Law Journal 181 (2008).

Regulating Cyberbullies Through Notice-Based Liability, 117 Yale Law Journal Pocket Part 41 (2007).

Intersectionality and Identity: Revisiting a Wrinkle in Title VII, 17 George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal 199 (2006).

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