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Campus Address: HH4080
J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School and a B.A., summa cum laude with honors in Political Science, from Anderson University.
Jamie Darin Prenkert is an Associate Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs for the Bloomington campus, as well as an Arthur M. Weimer Faculty Fellow and Professor of Business Law. His research focuses on employment discrimination and whistleblowing, as well as business and human rights. Professor Prenkert’s research has appeared in the North Carolina Law Review, the American Business Law Journal, the University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, and the Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, among others. He co-edited “Law, Business, and Human Rights: Bridging the Gap,” a volume for Elgar Press. He was the Editor in Chief of volume 49 of the American Business Law Journal. With several of his colleagues in the Department of Business Law & Ethics, he is author of leading business law/legal studies textbook, Business Law: The Ethical, Global, and E-Commerce Environment. He has extensive experience facilitating short-term study abroad experiences with undergraduate students to South Africa, India, and Ghana. Professor Prenkert earned a J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School and a B.A., summa cum laude with honors in Political Science, from Anderson University. Prior to joining the Kelley School faculty, he was a senior trial attorney for the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He also practiced with the law firm of Baker & Daniels (now Faegre Baker Daniels).
Religion in the workplace; Religious accommodation; Employment Discrimination (race, sex, disabilities), Workplace Harassment, Retaliation Issues, Business and Human Rights
Employment Problems and the Law (BUS-L 406); Work/Life/Law (LAMP-L 416); Employment Law for Human Resource Management (BUS-C 515)
Ralph J. Bunche Award for the Outstanding International Paper, 2013; Distinguished Proceedings Award, Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2013; Best Conference Paper Award, Pacific Southwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2012; Fellow, 2009-2010 Multidisciplinary Workshop on Empathy sponsored by IU Poynter Center and the Institute for Advanced Study; Kelley School of Business Outstanding Research Award, 2008; Ralph C. Hoeber Award for Outstanding Article in AMERICAN BUSINESS LAW JOURNAL, 2006; Best Conference Paper Award, Mid-Atlantic Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2006; Harry C. Sauvain Undergraduate Teaching Award, winner 2007, nominee 2006, 2010-2011; IU Trustees' Teaching Award, finalist 2008, 2011; Memorable Faculty Award, selected by 2009 graduating class of Kelley School of Business; Charles M. Hewitt Master Teacher Award, Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2005; Kelley School of Business Innovative Teaching Award, 2003, nominee 2007; IU Student Alumni Association Student Choice Award, nominee, 2003-2005, 2008-2011; Outstanding Young Alumnus Award, Anderson University, 2005; Heyman Fellowship, Harvard Law School
Book: Law, Business, and Human Rights: Bridging the Gap (Robert Bird, Daniel R. Cahoy, & Jamie Darin Prenkert, eds. 2014) Chapters: Certification Marks as Private Employment Regulation, in Managing the Legal Nexus Between Intellectual Property and Employees: Domestic and Global Contexts (Oswald & Pagnattaro, eds. forthcoming 2015) Conflict Minerals and Polycentric Governance of Business and Human Rights, in Law, Business, and Human Rights: Bridging the Gap (Bird et al., eds. 2014) Journal Articles: How Businesses Can Promote Cyber Peace, 36 University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law (forthcoming 2015) (with Scott J. Shackelford & Tim Fort) Business, Human Rights, and the Promise of Polycentricity, 46 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law (2014) (with Scott J. Shackelford) A Hobson’s Choice Model for Religious Accommodation, 43 American Business Law Journal 467 (2006) (with Julie Manning Magid) (Winner of 2006 Ralph C. Hoeber Outstanding Article Award) The Religious and Associational Freedoms of Business Owners, 7 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Labor & Employment Law 191 (2005) (with Julie Manning Magid) (Lead Article), reprinted at 3 International Journal of Civil Society Law 14 (2005) Liberty, Diversity, Academic Freedom, and Survival: Preferential Hiring Among Religiously-Affiliated Institutions of Higher Education, 22 Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal 1 (2004)