Alexandra Brodsky

Visiting Lecturer in Law

(spring term)


Alexandra Z. Brodsky is a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and a Staff Attorney at Public Justice, where she litigates cases concerning sex and race discrimination in schools, among other civil rights issues.

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Alexandra Brodsky

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Education & Curriculum Vitae


J.D., Yale Law School, 2016
B.A., Yale College, 2012

 

Courses Taught


  • Sex Discrimination in Education

Alexandra Z. Brodsky is a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and a Staff Attorney at Public Justice, where she litigates cases concerning sex and race discrimination in schools, among other civil rights issues. Brodsky previously clerked for the Honorable Marsha S. Berzon of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and served as a Skadden Fellow at the National Women’s Law Center. Before graduating from Yale Law School, she co-founded Know Your IX, a student-run organization dedicated to ending gender-based violence in schools and worked as a senior editor at Feministing.com. A widely published author whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, and The Washington Post, among other publications, Brodsky received the Ms. Foundation’s “Ms. Wonder Award” and was named one of POLITICO Magazine’s “50 Thinkers, Doers, and Visionaries” and Forward Magazine’s Forward 50 for 2016. Brodsky’s book Sexual Justice: Supporting Victims, Ensuring Due Process, and Resisting the Conservative Backlash was published in 2021.