Professor Peggie R. Smith earned a BA and MA at Yale University, and a JD at Harvard University, where she was Editor in Chief of the Harvard Women’s Law Journal. Prior to coming to Iowa Law, she clerked for the Hon. Michael Boudin, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and was an Assistant and then Associate Professor of Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law. Professor Smith also taught overseas as a Visiting Professor at the University of Trento, Faculty of Jurisprudence, in Trento, Italy during the summer of 2003. She joined Iowa Law as a visiting Professor of Law in 2002 and became a member of the law faculty in 2003. She was the Murray Family Professor of Law from 2008 to 2010. Professor Smith left Iowa Law to join the law faculty at Washington University Law in 2010.