Dean, Gonzaga University School of Law
- University of Colorado Law School, 1983
- Rutgers University, 1972
- The George Washington University, 1970
Following graduation from law school, Dean Korn clerked for the United State Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in Denver, Colorado. She then began practicing law at Davis Polk and Wardwell in New York City. In 1986, Dean Korn moved to Arizona to begin teaching at the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law. In 2005, she became Acting Associate Dean and then Associate Dean of IT and Curriculum. In 2009, she became Vice Dean.
Dean Korn has written widely in the area of employment discrimination in general and particularly disability law. Her writing on the ADA has focused primarily on what it means to be disabled. Her articles have addressed mental illness, discrimination against cancer survivors, and discrimination against people who are obese. She has also written on sex discrimination including whether workers compensation should be the exclusive remedy for sexual harassment and a feminist approach to arbitration. She is currently working on an article exploring how the law treats anorexia compared to the legal treatment of obesity.
- Too Fat, 17 Va. J. Soc Pol’y & Law 209 (2010).
- Teaching Talking, 54 J. Legal Ed. 588 (2004).
- Crazy (Mental Illness and the ADA), 36 Mich. J. Law. Ref. 585 (2003).
- Cancer and the ADA: Rethinking Disability, 74 So. Cal. L. Rev. 399 (2001).
- Fat, 77 Bost. U. L. Rev. 25 (1997).
- Institutional Sexism: Responsibility and Intent, 4 Tx. J. Women & Law 83 (1995).
- The Fungible Woman and Other Myths of Sexual Harassment, 67 Tulane L. Rev. 1367 (1993).
- Changing Our Perspective on Arbitration: A Traditional and a Feminist Approach, 1991 Illinois L. Rev. 67 (1991).
- Collective Rights and Individual Remedies: Rebalancing the Balance after Lingle v. Norge, 41 Hastings L.J. 1149 (1990).
- Social Networking in the Hiring Process, CLE program for University of Arizona alumni group, 2009.
- Genetic Discrimination, University of Arizona (interdisciplinary conference of scientists, lawyers, sociologist, and psychologist), 2009.
- Presenter/Organizer of Faculty Colloquia on various teaching topics (every year since 2000) including Managing and Motivating in the Classroom, Use of Technology in the Classroom, Teaching Oral Presentation Skills, Teaching Transactions, and Teaching Large Classes, 2009.
- Social Networking as Reference Checking, Phoenix, Arizona (presentation to Phoenix area law firms), 2009.
- E-Due Diligence, Phoenix, Arizona (presentation to the 130 Law Firm Group), 2008.
- Legal Rights of Transgendered Individuals, University of Arizona Women’s Studies Department (Women’s Studies Colloquia), 2007.
- Genetic Discrimination, Phoenix Arizona (presentation to the National Association of Women Judges, sponsored by the Human Genome Project), 2005.
- Employment Discrimination in Canada, the United States and Mexico, Washington, D.C. (Panel Moderator for North American Consortium on Legal Education), 2004.
- 2011 – Recipient, Outstanding Administrator Award, voted on by student body.
- 2009 – Recipient, Bell Award for outstanding faculty service.
- 2008 – Recipient, Outstanding Administrator Award, voted on by student body.
- 2006 – Recipient, John Strong Teaching Award, voted on by student body.
- 2004 – Recipient, John Strong Teaching Award, voted on by student body.
- 2004 – Recipient, Bell Award for outstanding faculty service.
- 2003 – Recipient, University of Arizona, Graduate Teacher and Mentor Award.
- 2002 – Recipient, John Strong Teaching Award, voted on by student body.
- Employment Law
- Employment Discrimination
- Civil Procedure