Martha Chamallas

Martha Chamallas


Professor of Law

Biographical Information

Associate Professor of Law (1981-84); Professor (1984-94)

Professor Chamallas is a leading scholar in a number of fields, including torts, employment discrimination law, and legal issues affecting women. Prior to joining the University of Iowa College of Law, she clerked for the Honorable Charles Clark of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and served as an attorney for the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor, Civil Rights Division. She also served as the chair of the Women’s Studies Program at the University of Iowa. She is a graduate of Tufts University and earned her J.D. from Louisiana State University Law Center.



Martha Chamallas, "Consent, Equality, and the Legal Control of Sexual Conduct." 61 Southern California Law Review 777 (1988) 86 pages.
Martha Chamallas, "Women and Part-time Work: The Case for Pay Equity and Equal Access." 64 North Carolina Law Review 709 (1986) 67 pages.
Martha Chamallas, "Exploring the 'Entire Spectrum' of Disparate Treatment Under Title VII: Rules Governing Predominantly Female Jobs." 1984 University of Illinois Law Review 1, 52 pages.
Martha Chamallas, "Evolving Conceptions of Equality Under Title VII: Disparate Impact Theory and the Demise of the Bottom Line Principles." 31 UCLA Law Review 305 (1983) 79 pages.
Martha Chamallas, "Comparative Fault and Multiple Party Litigation in Louisiana." 40 Louisiana Law Review 373 (1980) 29 pages.