Erin E. Buzuvis
Professor of Law | Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
B.S., University of New Hampshire
J.D., Cornell Law School
Erin Buzuvis joined the faculty in 2006 and has served as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs since 2020.
Dean Buzuvis researches and writes about gender and discrimination in education and athletics, including such topics as Title IX's application to campus disciplinary proceedings for sexual assault, Title IX and college athletics reform, LGBTQ inclusion in high school and college athletics, and retaliation and related discrimination against female college coaches. She has been quoted in stories about Title IX in such media outlets as the New York Times, NPR, Sports Illustrated, Inside Higher Ed, and in many other national and local publications and broadcasts.
Dean Buzuvis teaches courses at the law school on administrative law, employment discrimination, Title IX, torts, property, and has co-directed our comparative gender law course in Israel. In addition, she has taught a course on LGBTQ policy issues at the Smith College School for Social Work, and in 2017 she co-taught a course on gender, human rights and sport at Utrecht University in the Netherlands on a grant from the Fulbright Specialist Program.
Prior to joining the faculty, Dean Buzuvis was an associate attorney at Goodwin Procter LLP in Boston and also clerked for Judge Thomas L. Ambro of the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Third Circuit. She also served as a visiting associate professor at the University of Iowa College of Law.
Sports Law & Culture
Erin E. Buzuvis, Title IX: Separate but Equal for Girls and Women in Athletics, in THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF FEMINISM AND LAW IN THE UNITED STATES (Deborah L. Brake, Martha Chamallas & Verna L. Williams, eds. forthcoming 2021). SSRN
Erin E. Buzuvis, Sex Discrimination and the Transformation of U.S. Education, in THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF U.S. EDUCATION LAW (2018). SSRN
Erin E. Buzuvis, Title IX and U.S. College Sports: Contemporary Challenges to Compliance, in THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF AMERICAN SPORTS LAW (2017). SSRN
Erin Buzuvis & Kristine Newhall, Inequality, Discrimination and Sexual Violence in US Collegiate Sports, in GLOBAL CORRUPTION REPORT: SPORT 300 (Gareth Sweeney and Kelly McCarthy, eds., 2016). SSRN Digital Commons
Erin Buzuvis, Including Transgender Athletes in Sex-Segregated Sport, in SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY IN SPORT: ESSAYS FROM ACTIVISTS, COACHES, AND SCHOLARS 23 (George B. Cunningham ed., 2012). SSRN Digital Commons
Erin Buzuvis, Law, Policy, and the Participation of Transgender Athletes in the United States, SPORT MGMT. REV. (2021). DOI: 10.1080/14413523.2021.1880757. SSRN
Erin E. Buzuvis, Title IX and Official Policy Liability: Maximizing the Law’s Potential to Hold Education Institutions Accountable for Their Responses to Sexual Misconduct, 73 OKLA. L. REV. 35 (2020). SSRN Digital Commons
George Cunningham, Erin Buzuvis, & Chris Mosier, Inclusive Spaces and Locker Rooms for Transgender Athletes, 7 KINESIOLOGY REVIEW 365 (2018). SSRN
Erin E. Buzuvis, Title IX and Procedural Fairness: Why Disciplined-Student Litigation Does Not Undermine the Role of Title IX in Campus Sexual Assault, 78 MONTANA L. REV. 71 (2017). SSRN Digital Commons
Erin E. Buzuvis & Kristine E. Newhall, Equality Beyond the Three-Part Test: Exploring and Explaining the Invisibility of Title IX's Equal Treatment Requirement, 22 MARQ. SPORTS L. REV. 427 (2012). SSRN Digital Commons
Erin E. Buzuvis, Transgender Student-Athletes and Sex-Segregated Sport: Developing Policies of Inclusion for Intercollegiate and Interscholastic Athletics, 21 SETON HALL J. SPORTS & ENT. L. 1 (2011). SSRN Digital Commons
Erin Buzuvis, Title IX for the Win: Civil Rights and the Women’s World Cup, AF-AM POINT OF VIEW, Sept. 1, 2020, at 23.
Erin Buzuvis, Transgender Civil Rights on the Ballot in November, AF-AM POINT OF VIEW, July 1, 2018, at 23.
Erin Buzuvis, Where All Kids Can Compete, CONTEXTS, Summer 2017, at 17.
Erin Buzuvis, Religious Exemption Requests Push Back Against LGBT Rights, Modern Ideas, TITLE IX TODAY, Mar. 2016, at 1.
Erin E. Buzuvis & Sudha N. Setty, Letter to The New York Times, May 25, 2008, at MM6. Digital Commons