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Rachel J. Anderson

Professor of Law
Department(s): Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies
Office: RLL 440
Mail Code: 1003
Phone: 702-895-5806
Email: rachel.anderson@unlv.edu


Rachel J. Anderson is a tenured Professor of Law at the William S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV. She teaches courses on Business Organizations, International Business Transactions, International Law, Diversity Leadership. Professor Anderson advises the Black Law Students Association and the NAACP College Chapter. She has published numerous articles in reputed general and specialty law journals, as well as publications for legal practitioners.

Her work is widely cited in law reviews, books, and other publications. Professor Anderson is actively engaged in legal academia and organizations at the local, state, and national levels and is often invited as a speaker for academic conferences, Continuing Legal Education seminars, and community events. She also coordinates the Law School’s Voter Education Program that brings high school students to the Law School and UNLV campus each year. Professor Anderson’s contributions have been recognized with numerous awards, including Special Congressional Recognition from both sides of the aisle and the State Bar of Nevada’s Medal of Justice.

Professor Anderson is the Faculty Excellence Initiative (FEI) Change Accelerator. As part of the FEI, Professor Anderson applies her academic experience, change expertise, and consulting background to leading the FEI's logic model development, use, and workshops. Professor Anderson advances and supports the use of logic models to facilitate conceptualization, planning, and communication about FEI services, goals, and achievements. She is also a Professor of Law at the William S. Boyd School of Law.