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Academic Employment

Assistant Professor of Law, 2017-present

University of California, Irvine School of Law

Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, 2016-2017

Cornell University Law School

Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology, 2016-2017

Cornell University Department of Sociology

Education

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Ph.D., Sociology, May 2016

Dissertation: Going it Alone: Legal Mobilization and Efficacy in the Foreclosure Crisis
Committee: Stephen Morgan (chair), Valerie Hans, and Erin York Cornwell

Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, IL

J.D., May 2004

Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business: Senior editor 2003-2004
Senior Thesis: The Fork in the Road: Divergence in the Career Paths of Male and Female Alumni of Northwestern Law

Duke University, Durham, NC

A. B., Public Policy, Spanish, cum laude, May 2001

Publications

Erin York Cornwell, Emily S. Taylor Poppe & Megan Doherty Bea. forthcoming 2017. “Networking in the Shadow of the Law: Informal Access to Legal Expertise through Personal Network Ties.” Law & Society Review.

Taylor Poppe, Emily S. 2016. “Homeowner Legal Representation in the Foreclosure Crisis.” Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 13(4):809-836.

Taylor Poppe, Emily S. and Jeffrey J. Rachlinski. 2016. “Do Lawyers Matter? The Effect of Legal Representation in Civil Disputes.” Pepperdine Law Review 43(4): 881-944.

Morgan, Stephen L. and Emily S. Taylor Poppe. 2015. “A Design and a Model for Investigating the Heterogeneity of Context Effects in Public Opinion Surveys.” Sociological Methodology 45(1): 184-222.

Morgan, Stephen L. and Emily S. Taylor Poppe. 2012. “The Consequences of International Comparisons for Public Support of K-12 Education: Evidence from a National Survey Experiment.” Educational Researcher 41(7): 262-68.

Taylor, Emily S. 2004. “The Havana Club Saga: Threatening More than Just ‘Cuba Coke.’” Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business 24(2): 513-32.

Grants and Awards

2016       Invited Participant, Law and Society Association Graduate Student Workshop
2015       Invited Participant, Law and Society Association Graduate Student Workshop
2014-2015   Sage Fellow, Cornell University
2013       Seed Grant, Center for the Study of Inequality, Cornell University ($1,500)
2013       NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant ($27,000)
2012       Department Citation for Excellence in Teaching (Linear Models), Cornell University
2011       Seed Grant, Center for the Study of Inequality, Cornell University ($750)
2009-2010   Sage Fellow, Cornell University ($750)
1998       North Carolina Political Science Association Rainey Troutman Award

Teaching

Procedural Analysis

University of California, Irvine School of Law, Spring 2018

Wills & Trusts

University of California, Irvine School of Law, Spring 2018

Professional Responsibility for LLMs

Cornell University School of Law, Spring 2017

Sociology of Law

Cornell University, Spring 2017

Presentations

2016 Formalities on the Books, Foreclosures in Action: An Empirical Investigation of Homeowners’ Actions in Response to Foreclosure, Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA (June 2016).

The Tournament Unveiled, Conference of the Research Group on Legal Diversity of the American Bar Foundation, Chicago, IL (May 2016).

2015

Legal Representation in the Foreclosure Crisis, Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, St. Louis, MO (October 2015).

Foreclosure Formalities in Law and Action, Cornell Center for the Study of Inequality Workshop, Ithaca, NY (September 2015).

Reacting to Naming, Blaming, and Claiming: Defendant Homeowners’ Actions in Response to Foreclosure

American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Sociology of Law Section, Chicago, IL (August 2015)
Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA (May, 2015).

2014 Going it Alone: Legal Representation in the Foreclosure Crisis. Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN (June, 2014).

Strategy and Constraint: Legal Representation for Homeowners Facing Foreclosure. 2014 Social Science Works-in-Progress Conference, Cornell University (March, 2014).

Finding a Home in the Law. Society for Women and Law, Cornell University (March, 2014).

2013 What DO lawyers do all day? Lawyers’ work and its significance for understanding the effect of legal counsel. Graduate Student Association Brown Bag, Cornell University (April, 2013).

Legal Research and Legal Careers. Society for Women and Law, Cornell University (January, 2013).

2012 Young Lawyers’ Career Paths. Guest Lecture, Sociology of Law Course, Cornell University (October, 2012).

Professional Memberships

American Sociological Association

Graduate Association for Multidisciplinary Legal Studies, Cornell University

Co-founder, Vice President (2013-2014)

Law and Society Association
Society for Empirical Legal Studies

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