Julie Hall, Ph.D.

Julie Hall, Ph.D.

Julie Hall, Ph.D.
consult.hallj@gmail.com
Buffalo, NY 14202
Office: 716-597-8058
Introduction

Julie Hall, Ph.D. is a nationally known scholar for 25+ years on child and adult sexual harassment, misconduct, and violence in schools (public, private, higher education), the workplace (public, private, non-profit), the community (public park systems, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, youth serving organizations), and in other institutional settings (religious, health care, criminal justice). She has been providing expert witness services for approximately five years. She also serves as an expert in discrimination in hiring, retention, and supervision and issues related to Title IX, Title VI, and Title VII. With nearly 25 years of experience as a professor, Dr. Hall holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership with an emphasis on the sociology of school systems. She presently serves as a safe school advocate, scholar, and expert witness and has consulted on cases in states including Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Nevada, New York, New Jersey, New Mexico, Texas, and Wisconsin.

Dr. Hall is the author of four award-winning books published by top academic presses on the topics of gender violence and harassment, children’s human rights in schools, discrimination, and policy reform. She has been appointed to Title IX task forces and work groups and has advanced understanding of industry standards of care. Dr. Hall’s current research involves analysis of the most recent changes in Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Title IX Guidance and its implementation in school districts, university systems, and other organizations. She is actively involved in academic journal editorial board membership and peer review editorship for scholarly journals. She is author of 70+ peer-reviewed journal articles and national presentations in her areas of expertise and is invited to speak in the US and internationally. She brings this weight and experience in skillfully rendering expert opinions. Dr. Hall works on both the defense and plaintiff sides of cases.

For two decades Dr. Hall taught courses in K-12 and higher education governance, law, and policy to doctoral students. She taught hundreds of school principals, superintendents, educators, higher education administrators, future researchers, and leaders in government and the non-profit sector about the professional standards (federal and state mandates), actions, and culture needed to run safe schools and institutions. She furthermore directed numerous dissertations on Title IX and sexual harassment, sexual abuse of students, effective hiring practices, supervision and training of staff, student supervision, culturally sustaining practices, discrimination in schools and other settings, and creating a harassment-free institutional / workplace environment.

Clients continue to rely upon Dr. Hall to deliver strong and decisive expert opinions based on the facts of the case and the latest scholarly research. She serves as an expert in the following areas:

Bullying
Child Abuse
Child Sexual Abuse
Discrimination
Harassment
Hazing
Higher Education
Hiring, Supervision, and Retention
Human Trafficking
Intimidation
Monell Claim
Physical Abuse
Private Schools
Public Schools
Section 1983
Sexual Abuse
Sexual Abuse in Employment
Sexual Assault
Title IX
Workplace Harassment
Wrongful Termination


Areas of Expertise
  • Child Abuse
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Discrimination
  • Education & Schools
  • Greek Fraternity and Sorority
  • Human Trafficking
  • Negligent Hiring
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Harassment/Discrimination
  • Workplace Violence

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Ph.D. University at Buffalo
MA McGill University - Montreal, Québec

Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American Education Sociology Association
American Association of University Women
British Education Research Association
American Education Research Association, Including the below Special Interest Groups:

• Examination of Race, Ethnicity, Class, and Gender
• Social Context of Education
• Research on Women
• Childhood Studies
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Speaking Engagements

Hall, J. (2024). Latest data on sex trafficking and youth, Cantalician Center for Learning, June 11th. (Invited Speaker)

Hall, J. (2022). Exploring the possibilities of family engagement in complex and contentious contexts. American Educational Research Association, San Diego CA, April 21st -26th. (Roundtable, Chair).

Hall, J. (2022). Resisting policies of displacement and dispossession in educational spaces. American Educational Research Association, San Diego CA, April 21st -26th. (Roundtable, Chair).

Hall, J. (2020). Institutional data sharing and violence among marginalized females in a city, American Educational Research Association, San Francisco CA, April 17th-21. (Roundtable Presenter, Chair).

Hall, J. (2018). Female teen dreams and productive relations in a rust belt city, USA. International Conference on Critical Education, University of London, England, July 25-28. (Invited Plenary Speaker)

Hall, J. (2017). Working class, culturally diverse, adolescent females: Counter-storytelling in a rust belt city, American Educational Studies Association, Pittsburgh, PA, November 1-5. (Panel Presenter)

Hall, J. (2016). Swallowed by a sinkhole on the way to school, Building a sustainable future through an understanding of neoliberalism, youth, art, and resistance, American Education Research Association, Washington, DC, April 8-12. (Panel Presenter)

Hall, J. (2016). Latest policy on gender, race, and hiring. Western New York Higher Education Leadership Institute, Buffalo, NY, Daemen College, March 9th. (Panel Presenter)

Hall, J. (2015). The subprime student and the payday loan; Austerity education and the pedagogies of debt. American Education Research Association, Chicago. Illinois, April 16-20. (Panel Presenter)

Hall, J. (2015). The Media and the neoliberal privatization of education: Understanding, critiquing, and resisting capital’s current agenda, American Education Research Association, Chicago. Illinois, April 16-20. (Discussant)

Hall, J. (2015). Confronting inequities in employment: Hiring and promotion. The 8th Annual Conference on Equity and Social Justice, SUNY Buffalo Sate, March 7th. (Panel organizer, Chair, Presenter, & Discussant)

Hall, J. (2014). Growing vulnerabilities experienced by refugees and the rise in the targeting by human traffickers. American Educational Studies Association, Toronto, Ontario, October 30-November 2. (Panel organizer, Chair, Presenter, & Discussant)

Hall, J. (2014). The ‘unbanked’ student and the payday loan. American Educational Studies Association, Toronto, Ontario, October 30-November 2. (Panel Presenter)

Hall, J. (2014). Human rights and racism and sexism in the workplace. Faculty Research Day on April 29th. (Panel organizer, Chair, Presenter, & Discussant)

Hall, J. (2012). Got Rights? Human rights and the vulnerabilities of school children. American Educational Studies Association, Seattle, WA, November 2-5. (Panel organizer, Chair, Presenter, & Discussant)

Hall, J. (2011). National identities and multiculturalism: Negotiations and conflicts in education. American Educational Studies Association, St. Louis, MO, October 26-31. (Panel organizer, Chair, Presenter, & Discussant)

Hall, J. (2011). Race, whiteness, and resistance in pre-service teacher education. American Educational Studies Association, St. Louis, MO, October 26-31. (Panel organizer, Chair, Presenter, & Discussant)

Hall, J. (2011). Interrogating the marketization and corporatization of education: Policy and curriculum. American Educational Studies Association, St. Louis, MO, October 26-31. (Panel organizer, Chair, Presenter, & Discussant)

Hall, J. (2012). The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: It’s not ‘a small world after all.’ American Educational Studies Association, Seattle, WA, November 2-5. (Panel Organizer, Chair, & Presenter)

Hall, J. (2011). P-12 school curriculum and water utility service privatization. American Educational Studies Association, St. Louis, MO, October 26-31. (Presenter)

Hall, J. (2011). Latest hiring, supervision, and retention policy & race, gender, and sexual orientation. New York State Foundations of Education Association 40th Annual Meeting, Rochester, NY, Nazareth College, April 25-25. (Presenter)

Hall, J. (2010). Using the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with education students as a tool to analyze neoliberal structural inequalities. American Educational Studies Association, Denver, Colorado, October 26-31. (Panel Presenter)

Hall, J. (2010). Racism and hiring, supervision, and retention: Latest from legal world. New York State Foundations of Education Association 39th Annual Meeting, Oneonta, NY, Hartwick College, April 9-10. (Presenter)

Hall, J. (2008). Sexual harassment on the job: Policies and challenges. New York State Sociological Association, Buffalo, NY. (Presenter)

Hall, J. (2007). Bratz, Pussycat Dolls, & the Princess Diaries: Gender, race, social class, and sexuality in and the ‘new’ children's hybrid media. American Educational Studies Association, Cleveland, OH. (Presenter)

Hall, J. (2007). Civil Rights law: Subtle erosions. International Symposium Examining Intercultural Learning and Urban Education, Buffalo, NY, D’Youville College. (Panel organizer, Chair, Presenter, & Discussant)

Hall, J. (2006). Voices speak on racism and job promotion. International Symposium Examining Intercultural Learning and Urban Education, Buffalo, NY, D’Youville College. (Panel organizer, Chair, Presenter, & Discussant)

Hall, J. (2005). The further criminalization of urban youth: Notes from a privatized high school. American Educational Studies Association, Charlottesville, Virginia. (Presenter)

Hall, J. (2005). Sexual harassment and employment: Weakness in available data. Promoting and Achieving Intercultural Learning in North American Urban Classrooms: An International Symposium. Buffalo, NY, D’Youville College. (Presenter)

Sabo, D. & Hall, J. (2005). Gender identity, denial, and men’s lives after a health event. National Conference on Men’s Health. Atlanta, Georgia. (Presenter)

Hall, J. (2002). Selling out youth. American Educational Studies Association, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Presenter)

Hall, J. (2001). Sexual harassment and workplace policies. The University at Buffalo Educational Research Forum, University at Buffalo. (Panel organizer, Chair, Presenter, & Discussant)

Hall, J. (1998). Immigrant stories: Life in ‘Little Yemen.’ The 19th Annual Urban Ethnography in Education Research Forum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. (Presenter)

Hall, J. (1997). Valley girls: The construction of race. The 18th Annual Urban Ethnography in Education Research Forum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. (Presenter)

Hall, J., & Weis, L. (1997). Neither seen nor heard: White working-class girls and women talk. American Educational Research Association, Chicago, Illinois. (Presenter)

Hall, J. (1996). Cultural stereotypes & the hiring process. State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY. (Presenter)

Hall, J. (1996). Narrations of domestic violence among poor and working class white girls. American Educational Studies Association, Montreal, Quebec. (Presenter)

Hall, J. (1995). White working-class males and employment in a changing economy. The 16th Annual Urban Ethnography in Education Research Forum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. (Presenter)

Hall, J. (1995). White males in an urban vocational auto shop class. American Educational Studies Association, Cleveland, Ohio. (Presenter)


Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Public School Educator Sexual Misconduct
Public Parks System Child Sexual Abuse
Hiring, Retention, Supervision
Student Advocacy, Higher Education
Child neglect and/or abuse
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 50%
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: I have been providing expert witness services for approximately five years, consulting on 30 cases, with all cases settling prior to trial.
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consultation, review of case, site inspections, review of materials, expert reports, deposition preparation/questions, court testimony
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Initial consult is free
$350 per hour thereafter

Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $350 (4 hr/min)
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $1,800 minimum, $450 per hour after 4 hours
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $5,000 per day
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Airfare, hotel, meals, printing

References

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