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Lisa T. Alexander

Lisa T. Alexander
Professor of Law
Texas A&M University School of Law

Lisa Alexander is a Professor of Law at Texas A&M University School of Lawwith a joint appointment as a Professor in Texas A&M University’sDepartment of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning. She is also a Co- founder and a Co-Director of Texas A&M University School of Law’s newProgram in Real Estate and Community Development Law.

Professor Alexander’s research and teaching focuses on housing law andpolicy, fair housing, community economic development law, equitable development, and business and social enterprise law. Alexander has published in the Hastings Law Journal, Nebraska Law Review, Wisconsin Law Review, Yale Law Journal Forum, Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy, Fordham Urban Law Journal, William and Mary Business Law Review, and the ABA Journal on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, among other publications.

Professor Alexander was the first person from Texas A&M University School of Law and one of only 21 professors selected at Texas A&M University to receive a 2018 Presidential Impact Fellow Award, which are among the most prestigious recognitions for scholarly impact presented to Texas A&M faculty.

Professor Alexander was a Summer Honors Program attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Housing Section; an Equal Justice Works Fellow; an Earl Warren Civil Rights Scholar; and a Coro Fellowin Public Affairs. She is affiliated with Texas A&M University’s Center on Housing and Urban Development, and with the University of Wisconsin’s Institute for Research on Poverty. She is a former Associate Editor of the ABAJournal of Affordable Housing & Community Development Law, the premiere scholarly publication in the field of affordable housing and community development law, and was also appointed to the Wisconsin State Advisory Committee for the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. She holds a B.A. in Government with honors from Wesleyan University and a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law.