Renee Newman Knake and Hannah Brenner are authors and scholars whose interests converged over the Shortlisted Project. Their work on gender and diversity in positions of leadership and power has been published in leading academic journals. Here is a sample of their co-authored writing (click to download):

They regularly speak about the Shortlisted Project. Upcoming and past talks include:

  • Knake, Bar Association of the Federal Fifth Circuit Appellate Advocacy Seminar, New Orleans (October 2019)

  • Brenner, UCSD Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (May 2019)

  • Knake, University of Tasmania Law School, Hobart (April 2019)

  • Brenner, Lawyer’s Club of San Diego (February 2019)

  • Knake, International Association of Legal Ethics, Melbourne (2018)

  • Knake, Testimony Before the Federal Judiciary on Sexual Harassment and Other Workplace Misconduct (2018)

  • Knake, Law & Society, Toronto (2018)

  • Knake, South Texas College of Law, Houston (2018)

  • Knake, The National Women's Conference, Houston (2017)

  • Knake, The University of Kansas Law Faculty Workshop (2017)

  • Knake, The University of Houston Yale Rosenberg Annual Lecture (2017)

  • Brenner, Feminist Judgments Conference, University of Akron School of Law (2016)

  • Brenner & Knake, Association for the Study of Law, Culture and Humanities Conference, University of Virginia (2014)

  • Knake, University of Oregon Law School Judge Helen Frye Tribute (2013)

  • Brenner & Knake, Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting (2012)

  • Brenner & Knake, Michigan State University Law Review Symposium, Gender and the Legal Profession's Pipeline to Power (2012)

  • Brenner & Knake, Law & Society Annual Meeting (2011)

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