Linda Hamilton Krieger
Professor of Law at UC Berkeley
Linda Hamilton Krieger is a Professor of Law at the University of California at Berkeley. She holds a B.A. from Stanford University and a J.D. from New York University. She practiced as a civil rights lawyer at the Employment Law Center in San Francisco and as a senior trial attorney for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). During her 13 years of practice, she handled a number of groundbreaking employment rights cases at both trial and appellate levels. From 1991 to 1995, she was a lecturer and then an acting Associate Professor at Stanford Law School. She joined the Boalt Hall Faculty in 1996 and received the Rutter Award for Teaching Distinction in 2000. This year, Professor Krueger is a visiting professor of law at William S. Richardson Law School, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Her publications include the edited volume Backlash against the ADA: Reinterpreting Disability Rights (Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press, 2003); "Civil Rights Perestroika: Intergroup Relations After Affirmative Action," California Law Review (66, 1998); “The Content of Our Categories: A Cognitive Bias Approach to Discrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity”, Stanford Law Review (54, 1995); and “Behavioral Realism in Employment Discrimination Law: Implicit Bias and Disparate Treatment” [with Susan T. Fiske], California Law Review (94, 2006).