Margot Brooks

Margot Brooks

Graduate Student

Email: mmbrooks@ucla.edu


Degrees

  • M.A., Sociology – Columbia University, 2020
  • J.D. – UC Hastings, 2018 (cum laude)
  • B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities – Stanford University, 2011

Fields of Study

Gender and Sexuality, Sociology of Law, Jurisprudence, Social Psychology

Publications

  • Brooks, Margot. But She Didn’t Fight Back: Rape Law’s Lingering Resistance Requirement and the Need for Its Elimination. 55 No. 3 Crim. Law Bulletin ART 3 (2019).
  • Williams, Joan C., Jodi Short, Margot Brooks, Hilary Hardcastle, Tiffanie Ellis & Rayna Saron. What’s Reasonable Now? Sexual Harassment Law after the Norm Cascade. 139 Michigan State Law Review 141 (2019). Reprinted in Women and the Law; Thomson Reuters, ed. Tracey Thomas (2020).

Awards & Grants

  • Graduate Research Mentorship, UCLA, 2021-2022
  • Graduate Summer Research Mentorship, UCLA, Summer 2021
  • Susan Kellogg Award, UCLA, 2020
  • Dean’s Scholarship, UC Hastings, 2015-2018
  • Eucalyptus Faculty Academic Excellence Scholarship, UC Hastings, 2015-2018
  • Witkin Award for Academic Excellence, UC Hastings, Fall 2017, Spring 2018, and Fall 2018