Professor of Law
- Phone: (225) 771-4900 ext 207
- Fax: (225) 771-5913
Courses: Intellectual Property, Legislative Drafting I & II, Contracts, Common Law Property
Expertise: Child Abuse & Neglect, Intellectual Property, Legislative Drafting and Process
Ruby Andrew has taught courses in legislation at Stanford Law School and University of San Francisco School of Law. She spent two years in Indonesia as legislative director for a USAID-funded education project, where she created legislative clinics at eight law schools. She taught seminars for Indonesian lawmakers, and helped them develop national and local laws on banking, criminal law, land use, zoning, elections, and anti-corruption measures. She was a visiting assistant professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law, where she taught legislation and intellectual property. She directed UALR’s Tobacco Control Clinic, a policy project funded by the Arkansas Department of Health.
Andrew has also worked as a congressional policy analyst, analyzing bills on child protection and domestic violence for the Senate and House. As a legislative expert, she has worked with executive agencies and legislatures in many states, including California, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, and Virginia. She is an executive board member of Protect, the National Association to Protect Children.
Andrew completed undergraduate studies in linguistics and in Russian literature from Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. She earned the juris doctor from Boston University School of Law in 1992, where she was Editor-in-Chief of Legislative Services. She received her JSM from Stanford Law School, where she was awarded the Carl B. Spaeth Fellowship in Law Teaching. She received the Filipino Bar Association Award for Public Service in 1998, the Shelley and Ronald Rubin Foundation Research Grant in 1999, and the University of Arkansas Project Grant in 2004.