Erik James Girvan

University of Oregon School of Law

Associate Professor

1515 Agate Street

Eugene, OR Oregon 97403

United States

http://law.uoregon.edu/faculty/girvan/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Education not Incarceration: A Conceptual Model for Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disproportionality in School Discipline

Kent McIntosh, Erik J. Girvan, Robert H. Horner, & Keith Smolkowski, Education not Incarceration: A Conceptual Model For Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disproportionality in School Discipline, 5 J. APPLIED RES. ON CHILD. 4 (2014)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Apr 2015
Kent McIntosh, Erik James Girvan, Robert Horner and Keith Smolkowski
University of Oregon - College of Education, University of Oregon School of Law, University of Oregon - College of Education and Oregon Research Institute
Downloads 1,120 (23,829)
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School-to-prison pipeline, disproportionate discipline, implicit bias

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Vulnerable Decision Points for Disproportionate Office Discipline Referrals: Comparisons of Discipline for African American and White Elementary School Students

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2016
Oregon Research Institute, University of Oregon School of Law, University of Oregon - College of Education, University of Oregon and University of Oregon - College of Education
Downloads 328 (115,121)
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school discipline, disproportionality, racial disparities, implicit bias

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On Using the Psychological Science of Implicit Bias to Advance Anti-Discrimination Law

George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal (CRLJ), Vol. 26, No. 3, 2015
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 10 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
Erik James Girvan
University of Oregon School of Law
Downloads 286 (133,244)
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law and psychology, implicit bias, Equal Protection Clause, Title VII

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Psychological and Structural Bias in Civil Jury Awards

Journal of Aggression, Conflict, & Peace Research, Vol. 8, p. 247-57, 2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2016
Erik James Girvan and Heather Marek
University of Oregon School of Law and University of Oregon
Downloads 227 (167,612)
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bias, discrimination, inequality, race, gender, juries, torts, damages, surname, demography

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Wise Restraints?: Learning Legal Rules, Not Standards, Reduces the Effects of Stereotypes in Legal Decision-Making

Psychology, Public Policy & Law, Vol. 22, pp. 31-45, 2016
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2016
Erik James Girvan
University of Oregon School of Law
Downloads 160 (229,252)
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stereotyping, social bias, legal education, rules versus standards, torts, law and psychology

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Tail, Tusk, and Trunk: An Examination of What Different Metrics Reveal about Racial Disproportionality in School Discipline

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 03 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2019
Erik James Girvan, Kent McIntosh and Keith Smolkowski
University of Oregon School of Law, University of Oregon - College of Education and Oregon Research Institute
Downloads 138 (258,648)
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Equity, School Discipline, Disproportionality, Cultural Responsiveness, School Discipline, Disparate Impact

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The Relative Contribution of Subjective Office Referrals to Racial Disproportionality in School Discipline

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Jun 2016
Erik James Girvan, Cody Gion, Kent McIntosh and Keith Smolkowski
University of Oregon School of Law, University of Oregon - College of Education, University of Oregon - College of Education and Oregon Research Institute
Downloads 124 (280,467)
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equity, school discipline, disproportionality, implicit bias, discrimination

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The Generalizability of Gender Bias: Testing the Effects of Contextual, Explicit, and Implicit Sexism on Labor Arbitration Decisions

Law and Human Behavior, Vol. 39, No. 5, 2015
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2015
Erik James Girvan, Grace M. Deason and Eugene Borgida
University of Oregon School of Law, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Downloads 111 (303,431)

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implicit bias, ambivalent sexism, expertise, accountability, arbitration

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The Law and Social Psychology of Racial Disparities in School Discipline

Girvan, E.J., The Law and Social Psychology of Racial Disparities in School Discipline, in ADVANCES IN PSYCHOLOGY AND LAW VOL. 4 (pp. ___) (M. Miller & B. Bornstein, eds.) Forthcoming
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 09 May 2018 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2018
Erik James Girvan
University of Oregon School of Law
Downloads 103 (319,422)

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race discrimination, stereotypes and attitudes, social identity, school discipline, disparate impact, disparate treatment, law and psychology

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The School-to-Prison Pipeline: How Federal Anti-Discrimination Law Fails to Protect Equal Educational Opportunity

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2019
Erik James Girvan
University of Oregon School of Law
Downloads 89 (350,716)

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school discipline, discrimination, school-to-prison pipeline, education law

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Rethinking the Economic Model of Deterrence: How Insights from Empirical Social Science Could Affect Policies Towards Crime and Punishment

Review of Law & Economics, 5, 461 (2009)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 May 2013 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2013
Erik James Girvan
University of Oregon School of Law
Downloads 88 (353,221)

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discrimination, criminal law, law and economics, law and society, law and psychology

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The Propriety of Peremptory Challenges for Perceived Personality Traits

Law & Psychology Review, Vol. 37, 47, 2013
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 May 2013
University of Oregon School of Law, Sam Houston State University, University of Alabama, Arizona State University and University of Alabama
Downloads 82 (368,604)

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law and psychology, jury selection, expert testimony, scientific jury selection, jury service, empirical legal studies, jury decision-making

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Social Science in Law: A Psychological Case for Abandoning the 'Discriminatory Motive' under Title VII

Cleveland State Law Review, Vol. 60, 1057 (2013)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Jun 2013
Erik James Girvan and Grace M. Deason
University of Oregon School of Law and University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
Downloads 65 (419,217)

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Disparate treatment, employment discrimination, psychology and law, social science and law

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When Our Reach Exceeds Our Grasp: Remedial Realism in Antidiscrimination Law

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 94, 2016
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 18 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 13 May 2016
Erik James Girvan
University of Oregon School of Law
Downloads 51 (470,124)

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Antidiscrimination law; psychology; remedies

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Towards a Problem-Solving Approach to Addressing Racial Disparities in School Discipline Under Anti-Discrimination Law

University of Memphis Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 05 May 2020
Erik James Girvan
University of Oregon School of Law
Downloads 47 (486,541)

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education law, anti-discrimination law, measurement, disparate impact

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Associations between Community-level Racial Biases, Office Discipline Referrals, and Out-of-School Suspensions

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Nov 2020
Erik James Girvan, Kent McIntosh and Maria Santiago-Rosario
University of Oregon School of Law, University of Oregon - College of Education and University of Oregon - College of Education
Downloads 43 (504,217)

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school discipline, disproportionality, racial bias, implicit bias, vulnerable decision points

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Online Supplement to Psychological and Structural Bias in Civil Jury Awards

8 J. Aggression, Conflict, & Peace Res. 247-57 (2016) (special issue on Hate, Prejudice, & Discrimination)
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 21 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2016
Erik James Girvan and Heather Marek
University of Oregon School of Law and University of Oregon
Downloads 38 (527,872)

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Applying Rules and Standards Accurately: Indeterminacy and Transfer Among Adult Learners

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Mar 2016
Joshua Kahn and Erik James Girvan
University of Oregon - College of Education and University of Oregon School of Law
Downloads 25 (601,382)

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Job Performance, Indeterminacy, Professional Education, Judgment and Decision-Making, Uncertainty, Ambiguity, Open skills

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Elevating Norm Over Substance: Self-Monitoring as a Predictor of Decision Criteria and Decision Time Among Independent Voters

10 Analyses Soc. Issues & Pub. Pol’y 321 (2010)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Aug 2013
Erik James Girvan, Jason Weaver and Mark Snyder
University of Oregon School of Law, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
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voting behavior