Debbie Kaminer is a Professor in the Department of Law at the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College (CUNY). She received her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. from the Columbia University School of Law.
Professor Kaminer’s scholarship focuses on employment discrimination, including sex discrimination, disability discrimination, LQBTQ discrimination, and religion and the law. Her scholarship has appeared in journals including American University Law Review, Berkeley Journal of Employment & Labor Law, New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, Stanford Law & Policy Review, Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law, The Texas Review of Law and Politics, UCLA Women’s Law Journal, Health Matrix, The New York State Bar Journal and The Journal of Law Religion and State. She has published opinion pieces in outlets including USA Today, New York Daily News, Bloomberg Law, New York Law Journal, The Conversation, NJ Star-Ledger and The Jerusalem Post. She has been invited to present her work at both international and national conferences. She has both signed onto, and her work has been cited in briefs to the United States Supreme Court. Professor Kaminer has been interviewed by publications including The New York Times, NBC News, Businessweek, Bloomberg Law and Law 360.
Prior to joining the faculty at Baruch, Professor Kaminer worked as an attorney at IBM and at a national civil rights organization. She is a certified mediator and serves as an arbitrator for FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority).
Zicklin School of Business Teaching Excellence Award, 2000, 2009.
Zicklin Summer Research Award, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2016