In today’s episode, we chat with Tracy Pearl— an internationally recognized scholar on emerging technology, and a law professor at Texas Tech University. Tracy is also a researcher and writer, with a focus on risk regulation and tort law.

Tracy discusses her career path, and her continuing passion for writing scholarly articles on a variety of fascinating topics including driverless vehicles, crowd crush, and Miranda. She also shares tips on how other women lawyers can get into academia. 

We’ll dive into those topics, as well as…

  • Advantages of life as a law professor
  • The challenges of women in academia
  • The lag in the legal system to develop new statutes, regulations, and case law in the realm of new forms of technology
  • How to get your research and papers into the hands of the people that need to see them
  • And more