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Professor of Law selected Fulbright Scholar

Loyola press release - October 1, 2002

(New Orleans)—The Fulbright Program has selected Loyola University New Orleans Professor of Law Isabel Medina as a Fulbright Scholar. Medina will research and teach at the University of Athens School of Law in Greece in the spring and summer of 2003. Her project is titled “Constitutional Norms and Globalization: Exploring Gender, Citizenship, and Violence.” She will also teach American constitutional law at the law school in Athens.

Medina, a native Cuban, specializes in constitutional law and the relationship between gender, law and art. At Loyola, she teaches a seminar course called “Film, Literature, Law, and Gender” where students examine laws, statutes, cases, films and novels and explore their interaction with gender, sexual discrimination, and sexual violence. Prior to entering law, Medina pursued a professional career in theatre, and completed master’s work in theatre and communications at the University of New Orleans. She has been a member of the Loyola faculty since 1991.