Barbara Flagg

Professor of Law Emerita


A.B., 1967 & M.A., 1971, University of California - Riverside
J.D., 1987, University of California - Berkeley

Curriculum Vitae





Bev Owens - (314) 935-6482


Email: flagg@wulaw.wustl.edu 

Courses Taught

Critical Jurisprudence
Federal Jurisdiction
Seminar on White Privilege and The Law


Professor Barbara Flagg is an expert in constitutional law, critical race theory, federal jurisdiction, and jurisprudence. Drawing on her background in law and philosophy, she teaches a course in critical jurisprudence, as well as other courses and seminars dealing with social justice, white privilege, and sexuality and the law. Professor Flagg also has written extensively on legal matters pertaining to race proportionality, diversity, white race consciousness, and Title VII. Previously a John S. Lehmann Research Professor at the law school, she currently is focusing her scholarship on judicial race activism and critical jurisprudence. Prior to becoming a law professor, she was a lecturer in philosophy, teaching logic, critical thinking, and ethics at two universities in California. After earning her law degree, she clerked for the Hon. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, prior to Justice Ginsburg’s entry onto the U.S. Supreme Court.