Associate Professor of Law
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Courses: Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing
Carol Pauli joined the faculty of Texas Wesleyan School of Law in 2012. She taught Legal Research and Writing as a Westerfield Fellow at Loyola University New Orleans. She served as a judicial intern to the Honorable George B. Daniels, U.S. District Court Judge, Southern District of New York, and she mediated disputes at the Small Claims Court in Manhattan and at the Safe Horizon Mediation Center in Brooklyn. Prior to law school teaching, Professor Pauli was an associate professor at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY, where she taught courses in mass communication law, press history, and journalism. She was an associate instructor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She also taught journalism as a Fulbright lecturer at the University of Botswana, and she returned to Africa under the auspices of the U.S. Information Agency to lead workshops for news reporters in Tanzania, Malawi, and Rwanda.
Professor Pauli’s scholarship focuses on mass communication, conflict, and dispute resolution, all related to her background as a journalist with the Associated Press and with the CBS Radio Network in New York. Professor Pauli is a founding member of the Hattie Kendrick Scholarship Fund, which awards an annual scholarship to honor the memory of a longtime schoolteacher and Civil Rights leader in Cairo, Illinois. She served as a member of the Board of Managers of Oakwood Friends School in Poughkeepsie, NY. She periodically volunteers in a worship group at Green Haven Correctional Facility in Stormville, New York.
Professor Pauli earned her J.D. with honors at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she was an associate editor of the Cardozo Law Review, a member of the Dean’s Distinguished Scholars, and a member of the Order of the Coif. She earned an M.S. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She received her B.A. from the University of Evansville.
Selected Papers and Publications
"Killing the Microphone: When Broadcast FreedomShould Yield to Genocide Prevention," 61 Alabama Law Review 665 (2010). [Hein] [LexisNexis] [Westlaw]
"News Media as Mediators," 8 Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution 717 (2007). [Hein] [LexisNexis] [Westlaw]
“Voice of America’s Kinyarwanda/Kirundi Service as an Example of Peace Journalism in Rwanda,” top paper, International Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (2005).
“Professionalism and African Values at the Daily Nation in Kenya,” top paper, International Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (1999).
Ohio State University Achievement of Merit Award for “Islam: the Path of the Prophet,” radio documentary series anchored by Mitchell Krauss (1992).
Writers Guild of America Outstanding Achievement Award for “Remembering the Dream,” radio documentary series anchored by Ed Bradley (1991).
Overseas Press Club of America Lowell Thomas Award for Best Radio Documentary on Foreign Affairs and Ohio State University Award for “Europe 1989: the Legacy of World War II,” radio documentary series anchored by Tom Fenton (1989).
Writers Guild of America Outstanding Achievement Award for “Dateline America: the Migrant Workers of Spring,” radio essay anchored by Charles Kuralt (1989).