Brad Areheart

Associate Professor of Law

Brad Areheart

Areas of Expertise

Contract Law, Disability Law, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law


J.D. University of Texas School of Law

BA, Baylor University


Professor Areheart is an Associate Professor at UT and an associated colleague at the Harvard Law School Project on Disability. He writes about antidiscrimination theory, disability rights, and social movements. Professor Areheart is particularly interested in the structure of employment discrimination laws and the major normative theories that animate them. His articles have been published or are forthcoming in the Yale Law Journal, Boston College Law Review, University of Chicago Law Review, Michigan Law Review, Indiana Law Journal, Alabama Law Review, and George Washington Law Review.

In 2017, Professor Areheart was awarded the Michael J. Zimmer Award, a national prize recognizing “a rising scholar who values workplace justice and community, and who has made significant contributions to the field of labor and employment law scholarship.” 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.

Professor Areheart teaches Contracts, Disability Law, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law, and Labor Law.

Select recent publications

The Future of Genetic Privacy, 128 Yale Law Journal (forthcoming 2019) (with Jessica Roberts).

The Symmetry Principle, 58 Boston College Law Review 1085 (2017).

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

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