Who We Are

Ruthann Robson is Professor of Law and University Distinguished Professor at  City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law is the author of the book that inspired this blog, Dressing Constitutionally: Hierarchy, Sexuality, and Democracy from Our Hairstyles to Our Shoes, available soon from Cambridge University Press.
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Brett Dolin is a first year student at CUNY School of Law. He received a B.A. in Art History from Oberlin College, where he developed an interest in visual and material culture. He is pursuing a career in public interest law after five years as assistant curator at an art advisory firm. At Dressing Constitutionally, he hopes to explore how the law attempts to govern the ways in which we present ourselves to the world.

Kara Wallis is a first year student at CUNY School of Law. She holds a Bachelors in Philosophy from Seattle University and a Masters in Ethics and Society from Fordham University. After graduate school, Kara worked at a reproductive justice non-profit where her interest in a legal career flourished. At CUNY, she is excited to further explore the legal and social regulation of individuals’ through gender and social roles, including expression through dress.