The Ohio State University Office of Academic Affairs named L. Camille Hébert as acting dean of Moritz College of Law, effective Feb. 1. Hébert will serve while Dean Lincoln Davies takes leave before his term concludes in June.
Hébert joined the faculty of the College of Law in 1988 and served as associate dean for academic affairs from 1997 to 2000. Currently, she serves as the Robert J. Lynn Chair in Law and is an affiliated faculty member of the Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Prior to joining the faculty at Ohio State, Hébert clerked for Judge James K. Logan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Additionally, she practiced labor and employment law, representing management, with Spencer, Fane, Britt, and Browne in Kansas City, Missouri.
An accomplished legal scholar, Hébert has published articles on employment discrimination, including pregnancy discrimination and sexual harassment, and employee privacy. Additionally, she has conducted research and published articles on comparative sexual harassment law, focusing on French and Canadian law.
Hébert's scholarly contributions have been featured in prestigious journals like the Georgetown Journal of Women and the Law, as well as the Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy. In addition to her articles, she has authored and co-authored numerous books and book chapters on employment law. Notably, her treatise, Employee Privacy Law, was first published in 1993 and continues to be supplemented annually, attesting to its enduring relevance.
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