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Trevor Reed

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Associate Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9520
Biography: 

Dr. Trevor Reed is an Associate Professor of Law in the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, where he teaches courses in Property, Intellectual Property, and Federal Indian Law. Dr. Reed’s research broadly explores the social impacts of intellectual property law on individuals and their communities.  His current scholarship focuses on the linkages between creative production and Native American sovereignty.  His recent publications include Fair Use as Cultural Appropriation (California Law Review), Indigenous Dignity and the Right to be Forgotten (BYU Law review), and Creative Sovereignties (Journal of the Copyright Society). Forthcoming writings include Fabricating Indigeneity in the journal Anthropological Quarterly; Sovereign Aesthetics, a new edited volume (with Jessica Bissett-Perea); and a law review article entitled Restorative Licensing.  Dr. Reed is currently advancing community-partnered projects to assist Indigenous peoples as they protect and promote their cultural heritage, traditional knowledge, traditional cultural expressions, and other intellectual properties by strategically drawing on tribal, federal, and international law.  Prior to joining the faculty at ASU, Reed taught in Columbia University's Core Curriculum and worked for Columbia's Copyright Advisory Office on the development of intellectual property rights automation. 

Education: 
  • Ph.D., Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences 
  • J.D., Columbia Law School 
  • M.A. (Arts Administration), Teachers College, Columbia University 
Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 781Independent Study
LAW 791Seminar
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 494Special Topics
LAW 523Property
LAW 704Federal Indian Law II
LAW 735Teaching Assistant
LAW 781Independent Study
LAW 791Seminar
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 691Seminar
LAW 781Independent Study
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 494Special Topics
LAW 523Property
LAW 704Federal Indian Law II
LAW 735Teaching Assistant
LAW 781Independent Study
LAW 791Seminar
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 723Cultural Resources Law
LAW 781Independent Study
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 494Special Topics
LAW 704Federal Indian Law II
LAW 791Seminar
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 723Cultural Resources Law