Visiting Professor of Law
Senior Research Fellow, Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center
Jody Raphael is a visiting professor of law and a senior research fellow at the Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center where she researches and writes in the area of violence against women, including domestic violence, sexual assault and the sex trade industry. She is the author of four books, the most recent one on rape forthcoming in 2013 from Chicago Review Press. Her popular trilogy on women, poverty and violence was published between 2000-2007 by Northeastern University Press. Professor Raphael also is the author of almost 50 articles, book chapters and book reviews, the latest of which, on prostitution, appears in the ROUTLEDGE HANDBOOK ON GENDER AND CRIME STUDIES (2012). Since 2001, she has served as an associate editor of the International Violence Against Women Journal. Professor Raphael earned her undergraduate degree magna cum laude from Bryn Mawr College and her JD from the University of Chicago. Prior to coming to DePaul, she practiced law in legal services programs for the poor in Maryland, Indiana and Missouri, also serving as regional director of the Legal Services Corporation in Chicago. Between 1994-2003, she worked at the Chicago-based Center for Impact Research (formerly Taylor Institute) as executive director and later as director of research.
A.B., Bryn Mawr College; JD, University of Chicago
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