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Doris “Wendy” Greene

Visiting Professor of Law

148D Law Building

(859) 257-1253


Wendy Greene is a Visiting Professor for the spring 2017 semester. She teaches Constitutional Law, Critical Race Theory, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law, Equitable Remedies, Race and American Law, Real Property, and a specialty course on Workplace Appearance Discrimination, Dress Codes, and the Law. Internationally recognized for her authoritative body of work on “grooming codes discrimination,” Greene is also an expert on “misperception discrimination” in the workplace as well as comparative slavery and race relations in the Americas and Caribbean. Her widely cited scholarship appears in reputed general and specialty law journals and has shaped the legal positions of the EEOC and federal and administrative law judges in race discrimination cases.


A sought-after speaker, Greene has delivered over 70 presentations globally and earned institutional and national awards for her teaching and scholarship. She has also served as the Inaugural Scholar in Residence at St. Thomas University School of Law (Miami) and as a Scholar in Residence at Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law. Greene is a graduate of: Xavier University of Louisiana (cum laude, B.A. with Honors in English); Tulane University Law School (J.D.); and The George Washington University School of Law (LL.M.).