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Angela Addae

Assistant Professor

IRES, Law, Law-JD, Business Law, Legal Studies, Public Law and Policy
Phone: 541-346-1507
Office: 352 Knight Law Center


Angela Addae is an Assistant Professor at the University of Oregon School of Law, where she is teaching in the areas of Civil Rights Law, Social Enterprise Law, and Race & the Law.  Her current research examines how municipal redevelopment policies affect neighborhood institutions in urban settings.

Prior to joining the University of Oregon, Prof. Addae practiced as a litigation attorney, advocating for Oregon’s small businesses and large corporations in federal court.  She is admitted to practice in Oregon state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  In addition to practicing law, Prof. Addae has worked with the American Bar Foundation, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Homeland Security, and the U.S. State Department.

Prof. Addae engages in advocacy work through her service on the executive board of the Oregon Chapter of the National Bar Association and the Oregon Commission on Black Affairs. 

Prof. Addae earned her J.D. from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law and her doctorate from the University of Arizona School of Sociology.  She is also a proud alumna of Fisk University, where she received her B.A. in Sociology. 


Pathways to Sector Selection: A Conceptual Framework for Social Enterprises.” 28 Nonprofit Management and Leadership 348 (2018)

Challenging the Constitutionality of Private Prisons: Insights from Israel,” 25 Wm. & Mary J. of Race, Gender, and Social Justice 527 (2019)