Jeannette Cox

Faculty Advisor,Professor
Disability Law Association,UDSL


Professor Jeannette Cox's research focuses on disability and employment discrimination. Her recent work analyzes the conceptual relationship between the newly amended Americans with Disabilities Act and traditional civil rights laws. Professor Cox's work has been published in the North Carolina Law Review, Indiana Law Journal, San Diego Law Review, Florida Law Review and Boston College Law Review. At UDSL, Professor Cox teaches courses in employment discrimination, civil procedure and statutory interpretation. She also serves as faculty advisor for the Disability Law Association. In 2008, Professor Cox was a visiting professor at Notre Dame Law School. Before joining the University of Dayton School of Law faculty in 2006, Professor Cox clerked for Judge Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She graduated summa cum laude from Notre Dame Law School, where she earned the Dean Joseph O'Meara Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement and served as an article editor for the Notre Dame Law Review.