Interim Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Law
CUNY School of Law
Professor Robbins came to CUNY Law as a student, after working as the National Organizer and Development Coordinator for United Students Against Sweatshops. During law school, she participated in the Economic Justice Project and the Elder Law Clinic. After graduating, she worked as the National Field Organizer and Assistant Council for the National Treasury Employees Union.
The focus of her scholarly work is labor and workers’ rights and legal education. She writes frequently on the subjects of racial equity in legal education, academic support, and law school pedagogy. She authored Passing The Bar: A Quick Reference Guide for Today’s Law Student, and writes and edits The Activist Guide to Passing the Bar Blog.
Since returning to the Law School she has developed, worked extensively in, and directed all aspects of our academic support and bar support programs, served as the Director of Student Affairs and the Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs, and, as an Associate Professor, teaches Core Doctrine and Torts.
She has been the recipient of the W. Haywood Burns Fellowship on Civil Rights and Human Rights, The Davis-Putter Scholarship, Charles H. Revson Law Student Public Interest Fellowship, CALI Law School and Bar Exam Study Skills Fellowship, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Multicultural Executive Leaders Fellowship. She received her B.A. in International Affairs from The George Washington University.