Athena D. Mutua.

Athena D. Mutua

Professor; Floyd H. & Hilda L. Hurst Faculty Scholar

Research Focus: Civil Rights, Corporations, Critical Race and Feminist, Legal Theory

Links: Curriculum Vitae


Contact Information

528 O'Brian Hall, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1100
Phone: 716-645-2873

Faculty Assistant: Anita M. Gesel



PROGRESSIVE BLACK MASCULINITIES (Athena Mutua, ed.) (Routledge:   2006)
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Journal Articles

Disparities in Judicial Misconduct Cases: Color-Blind Diversity, THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF GENDER, SOCIAL POLICY AND THE LAW vol. 23 : 23 (2014)
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Stuck: Fictions, Failures and Market Talk as Race Talk (Forward to Symposium Issue: Stuck in Forward? Debt, Austerity and the Possibilities of the Political) SOUTHWESTERN LAW REVIEW vol. 43 : 517-548 (2014)

Multidimensionality is to Masculinities what Intersectionality is to Feminism, NEVADA LAW JOURNAL vol. 13: 101-129 (2013)
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Valuing Difference, Exercising Care in Oz: The Shaggy Man's Welcome, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA INTERDISCIPLINARY LAW JOURNAL (2010) vol. 20 p. 215
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Introducing ClassCrits: Rejecting Class-Blindness, A Critical Legal Analysis of Economic Inequity, BUFFALO LAW REVIEW (2008) vol. 56 p. 859
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Gender Equality and Women's Solidarity Across Religious, Ethnic and Class Difference, WILLIAM AND MARY JOURNAL OF WOMEN AND THE LAW (2006) vol. 13 p. 1
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The Rise, Development and Future Directions of Critical Race Theory and Related Scholarship, DENVER UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW (2006) vol. 84 p. 329
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Who Gets In? The Quest for Diversity After Grutter, BUFFALO LAW REVIEW (2004) vol. 52 p. 531
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Five Years After Beijing: A Report Card on Women’s Human Rights, AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW PROCEEDINGS (2000) vol. 94 p. 287
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Why Retire the Feminization of Poverty Construct, DENVER UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW (2000) vol. 78 p. 1179
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Shifting Bottoms and Rotating Centers: Reflections on LatCrit III and the Black/White Paradigm, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI LAW REVIEW  (1999) vol. 53 p. 1177
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Book Chapters


The Multidimensional Turn: Revisiting Progressive Black Masculinities, MASCULINITIES AND THE LAW: A MULTIDIMENSIONAL APPROACH (Frank Rudy Cooper and Ann C. McGinley, ed.) (2012) p. 78
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Law, Critical Race Theory, and Related Scholarship, HANDBOOK ON RACE AND ETHNIC STUDIES (Sage Publications:   2010) p. 275
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Mills v. Board of Education of Anne Arundel County, and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Brown, ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AFRICAN AMERICAN EDUCATION (Sage Publications:   2010) vol. 1 p. 447
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Book Reviews

Legacy and Legitimacy: Black Americans and the Supreme Court, ETHNIC AND RACIAL STUDIES (Routledge:   2009) vol. 32 p. 1489
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Reports, Papers & Other Scholarship

Restoring Justice to Civil Rights Movement Activists?: New Historiography and the “Long Civil Rights Era”, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper Series (2008) vol. No. 2008-12