Maureen Carroll is a Visiting Assistant Professor and the Bernard A. and Lenore S. Greenberg Law Review Fellow at UCLA School of Law for 2013-2016. This fellowship provides UCLA Law School graduates who were members of the UCLA Law Review, and who are interested in pursuing a career in law teaching, an opportunity to teach, research and write in preparation for an academic career.
Carroll received her B.S. in Electrical Engineering magna cum laude from Princeton University and her J.D. from UCLA School of Law where she was ranked number one in her class. While at law school, Carroll was an articles editor for the UCLA Law Review and the Dukeminier Awards Journal of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law. Carroll was also honored with the Benjamin Aaron Award for the best piece of legal scholarship in a UCLA law journal by a graduating student. She received the Lawrence E. Irell Prize for the highest academic standing in 2007 and 2008, and the Judge Barry Russell Award for Outstanding Achievement in a federal courts and practice course. Also during law school, Carroll served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Margaret M. Morrow of the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Following law school she clerked for Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and worked as a staff attorney in impact litigation for Public Counsel in Los Angeles.
Carroll's research focuses on civil procedure, civil rights litigation, and the legal profession. She is particularly interested in the shifting availability, in theoretical, doctrinal, and practical terms, of access to the courts for the adjudication of class-wide harms. Her scholarship has appeared or is forthcoming in the Duke Law Journal, Cardozo Law Review and Temple Law Review.