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. 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, Minnesota Law Review, 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 Business Associations, Contracts, Employment Discrimination, and Employment Law.
Select recent publications
Organizational Justice and Antidiscrimination, 105 Minnesota Law Review (forthcoming 2020)
GINA, Big Data, and the Future of Employee Privacy, 128 Yale Law Journal 710 (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.)