University Professor of Social Policy, Law, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies


J.D., Yale University

Field of Specialty

Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy (Gender and Race)

Contact Information

Heller-Brown Building 374

Anita Hill

Anita F. Hill teaches courses on gender, race, social policy and legal history.

Hill’s latest book is Reimagining Equality: Stories of Gender, Race and Finding Home (Beacon Press, 2011) combines the study of commercial and anti-discrimination law with an examination of culture and society to address the 2008 foreclosure crisis and its ongoing impact.


Hill, Anita. "CHOICE, SOCIAL STRUCTURE, AND EDUCATIONAL POLICY." Race, Markets and Social Structures. 1st ed. Ed. Emma Coleman Jordan. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, 2008 (forthcoming)

Chris Bedford and Katy Siegel. "Mark (Bradford's Art) Tells All." Mark Bradford: Tomorrow Is Another Day. First ed. Ed. Chris Bedford and Katy Siegel. New York: Gregory R. Miller & Co., 2018

Hill, Anita co-author, Anita Hill (Author),‎ Cornelia H. Butler (Author),‎ Sebastian Smee (Author),‎ Mark Bradford (Author). Mark Bradford (Contemporary Artist Series). First ed. London: Phaidon, 2018.

Hill, Anita. Reimagining Equality: Stories of Gender, Race and Finding Home. Boston: Beacon Press, 2011.

Hill, Anita. "A History of Hollow Promises: How Choice Jurisprudence Fails to Achieve Educational Equality." Michigan Journal of Race & Law 12. 1 (2007): 107-159.

Hill, Anita. "The Embodiment of Equal Justice Under the Law." Nova Law Review 31. 2 (2007): 1-19.

Hill, Anita. "What Difference Will Women Judges Make? Looking Once More at the "Woman Question"." Women and Leadership: The State of Play and Strategies for Change. 1st ed. Ed. Barbara Kellerman and Deborah Rhode. New York: Jossey-Boss, 2007. 1-29.

Hill, Anita. The Scholarly Legacy of A. Leon Higginbotham: Voice, Storytelling and Narrative. Rutgers Law Review, 2001.

Courses Taught

HS 200a Social Justice and the Obama Administration
HS 273f Law and Social Justice: Gender Equity Policies and Litigation
HS 528f Law and Social Justice: Constructions of Race and Ethnicity and Their Consequences