Mary Rose Strubbe
Professor of Legal Research and Writing, Director of the Legal Research and Writing Program, and Assistant Director of the Institute for Law and the Workplace
Mary Rose Strubbe is a Professor of Legal Research and Writing, Director of the Legal Research and Writing Program, and Assistant Director of the Institute for Law and the Workplace at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. She graduated with honors from Chicago-Kent in 1981, and spent most of the next dozen years in private practice, with a focus on plaintiff's-side employment law matters.
Professor Strubbe joined Chicago-Kent in1994. Since 2001, she has directed Chicago-Kent's five semester Research and Writing program. Since 2003 she has also helped design Chicago-Kent's International LL.M. programs, and has taught in those programs both at home and abroad. She currently teaches legal research and writing and employment law courses.
Professor Strubbe writes and presents on both employment law and research and writing issues. She was the principal author and editor-in-chief of BNA's 1999 Cumulative Supplement to Sexual Harassment in Employment Law, and was one of the authors of several iterations of the "Sexual and Other Forms of Harassment" chapter in the ABA's periodic updates of Lindemann & Grossman's Employment Discrimination Law. Additionally, in the last several years she has presented at several national and regional teaching and legal research and writing conferences on teaching in response to changing research resources, and on the potential ethical pitfalls for lawyers posed by advances in technology.