Paula Monopoli is the Sol & Carlyn Hubert Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law where she founded the Women, Leadership & Equality Program in 2004. Professor Monopoli received her B.A. from Yale College and her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. She teaches Property, Trusts & Estates and a seminar in Gender in the Legal Profession. A nationally recognized scholar in the fields of inheritance law and gender and constitutional design, Professor Monopoli has published three books, American Probate, Law and Leadership and Contemporary Trusts and Estates, as well as articles in the Yale Law Journal, the University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform and the Georgetown Journal of Gender and Law, among others. She is an elected member of the American Law Institute and an Academic Fellow of the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel. Professor Monopoli has twice been selected as the Outstanding Professor of the Year at the School of Law and she was named the University Teacher of the Year at the University of Maryland Baltimore in 2013.
Women and political leadership