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Media Roundup for the week of Nov. 17, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Nov. 17, 2017:

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Professor Gregory Parks authors amicus brief for Florida student’s hazing murder trial

Professor Gregory Parks authored an amicus brief on the trial of a Florida A&M University student, Dante Martin, who hazed another student, Robert Champion, resulting in Champion’s death.

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Media Roundup for the week of Aug. 18, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Aug. 18, 2017: Continue reading »

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Professor Gregory Parks named Associate Dean for Research, Public Engagement and Faculty Development

Professor Gregory S. Parks has been named Associate Dean for Research, Public Engagement and Faculty Development.

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Media Roundup for July 7, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of July 7, 2017:

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Professor Gregory Parks promoted to full professor

Wake Forest Law congratulates Gregory Parks on his promotion to full professor with tenure as of July 1, 2017.

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) told the faculty she as learned at the 1L Breakfasts with the Dean that it is a real point of pride with first-year law students to perform well in Professor Parks’ classes. “He’s tough,” she added. “Please join me in congratulating Gregory on becoming a full professor.”

The law school faculty voted on the promotions this spring and the decisions were ratified by the Provost, the President and the Board of Trustees. Continue reading »

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Professor Gregory Parks presents keynote address at MLK Day event in East Hampton, Virginia

Professor Gregory Parks presented the keynote address at an MLK Day event and was featured in the following story, “Dr. King Honored at Calvary Baptist in East Hampton,” written by Joanne Pilgrim and published by the East Hampton Star on Jan. 18, 2017.

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Professor Gregory Parks co-authors Indiana Law Journal article about X-Men comic as metaphor for racial discrimination and solutions

Professor Gregory Parks co-authored the following article with University of Connecticut Sociology Professor Matthew W. Hughley, “‘A Choice of Weapons’: The X-Men and the Metaphor for Approaches to Racial Equality.”  The full article was published in the Indiana Law Journal and can be downloaded here.  A summary follows.

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Professor Gregory Parks named associate professor for new academic year

Professor Gregory Parks has been named Associate Professor beginning July 1, 2016.  Professor Parks’ research focuses on both race and law issues as well as social science and law issues and he teaches civil procedure among other courses.

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Professor Gregory Parks writes about ‘The Rise of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity’ for Atlanta Journal Constitution

Professor Gregory Parks wrote the following article, “The Rise of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity,” as part of the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s occasional Sepia series that looks at black Greek letter organizations. Read the original story here. Continue reading »