Wendy F. HenselAssociate Dean for Research and Faculty Development and Professor of Law
Wendy Hensel is the Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development and a Professor of Law at Georgia State University College of Law. She teaches and writes about disability discrimination in American society and its intersection with education, employment, and tort law. She has authored numerous articles on the legal treatment of disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and is a frequent invited speaker around the country on related topics.
Professor Hensel graduated with honors from the Harvard Law School and thereafter served as a judicial clerk to Judge Orinda Evans of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Professor Hensel also practiced labor and employment law for several years with the law firm of Alston & Bird, where she litigated disability discrimination cases and counseled Fortune 500 companies on compliance with the ADA. She is an advocate for children with disabilities in the Atlanta metropolitan area and regularly provides pro bono counseling to parents seeking special education services in the public schools.Wendy F. Hensel
E-mail: whensel@@E R A S Egsu.edu