Libby S. Adler

Professor of Law and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Northeastern University
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Libby S. Adler is Professor of Law with a joint appointment in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and a courtesy appointment in Political Science at Northeastern University. Adler’s research interests include sexuality and gender identity, constitutional law, family law, and administrative law. She has been a visiting professor at both Harvard Law School and the University of Frankfurt. Adler has written extensively on sexuality, gender, family and children, including foster care, and draws heavily from queer and critical theory. She is the author of Gay Priori: A Queer Critical Legal Studies Approach to Law Reform (2018) and co-editor of the fourth edition of  Mary Joe Frug’s Women and the Law (2008). Adler holds an LLM from Harvard Law School, a JD from Northeastern University, and an AB with Distinction in Political Science from the University of Michigan.