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March 6, 2014

Professor Elizabeth Tippett wins Faculty Research Award

Congratulations to University of Oregon School of Law Assistant Professor Elizabeth Tippett, recipient of a 2014 University of Oregon Faculty Research Award.

The award will provide financial support for Tippett's continued research into "The Effect of Attorney Advertising on Medical Decisions." Professor Tippett's was one of only 21 awards bestowed upon UO faculty members this year by the Faculty Research Awards Committee as part of the university's Faculty Research Awards Program

The Faculty Research Awards Committee confers awards upon UO faculty members whose research proposals demonstrate outstanding intellectual merit. The Faculty Research Awards Program is designed to spur UO research by supporting the endeavors of leading faculty members. Faculty Research Award grants provide support for research expenses, including travel, summer stipend, equipment, supplies, contractual services, shared facility use, and graduate or undergraduate student research assistance.

This is not the first time Tippett's outstanding legal research has been recognized. Just two years ago, Tippett was selected to present her research into the Dukes v. Wal-Mart decision at the national Conference on Empirical Legal Studies.

Professor Tippett earned her law degree from Harvard University in 2006. Prior to joining Oregon Law in 2012, Professor Tippett worked as an employment law attorney at Winston Sonsini Goodricch & Rosati.

She teaches several courses at Oregon Law, including Employment Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution, as well as a Mediation Clinic. Her research interests generally include employment law, ethics and dispute resolution.

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