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Patricia Nunley

Associate Professor - Accounting & Business Law

Contact Information

Email:  Patricia_Nunley@baylor.edu
Campus Phone:  (254) 710-6170
Fax:  (254) 710-1067
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98002
Waco, TX  76798-8002
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation¬†110.03

Office Hours


TR 3:30-5:00
W 10:00-12:00, 1:00-3:00
and by appointment

Educational Background

  • JD - Law, Baylor University
  • BBA - Business Law, Baylor University

Work Experience

  • Associate Professor, Tenured, Baylor University (May 24, 1999 - May 31, 2018)
  • Associate Professor, Baylor University (August 1, 1998 - May 31, 2018)
  • Assistant Professor, Baylor University (August 1, 1992 - July 31, 1998)
  • Lecturer, Baylor University (August 1, 1986 - July 31, 1992)

Awards and Honors

  • Holmes-Cardozo Award for Best Conference Paper, Academy of Legal Studies in Business (2014)
  • Distinguished Paper Award, Southern Academy of Legal Studies in Business (1999)
  • Professor of the Month, Alpha Kappa Psi (1997)
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Hankamer School of Business (1996)
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer of Waco-McLennan County, Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association (1991)

Licensures and Certifications

  • Attorney and Counselor at Law, Supreme Court of the State of Texas (1982 - Present)

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Legal Studies in Business
  • American Bar Association
  • Heart of Texas Chapter Society for Human Resource Management
  • Nominating Committee, Southern Academy of Legal Studies in Business
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Waco McLennan County Bar Association

Publications

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Social Enterprise, Corporate Objectives, and the Corporate Governance Narrative," American Business Law Journal, Vol. 52, No. 2, (Summer 2015).

"What is a "Social" Business and Why does the Answer Matter?," Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law, No. Spring 2014, (Spring 2014).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Call to Action: Employers Prepare for the Expanding Liability Threat of Employee Retaliation Claims," (January 2014).

"The Perils of the Cat's Paw Theory in Employment Discrimination Cases," (January 2013) (coauthors: Martha C. Agee).

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Analysis and Implications of the Judicial Interpretations of 'Disability' under the Americans with Disabilities Act: A Search for Objective Standards in Subjective Legislation," Southern Law Journal, (1999).

"A Current Analysis of the Premises Liability of a Property Owner for Third Party Criminal Acts in the State of Texas: An Accomplice to the Crime or Yet Another Victim," Real Estate Law Journal, 1998, (1998).

"Navigating through the Complexities of the FMLA and the ADA in the Management of Employee Medical Leaves: Is There a 'Safe Harbor?'," Southern Law Journal, (1997).

"Privacy Issues in the Workplace: Avoiding the 'Penalty Box' and the Employee 'Power Play'," Southern Law Journal, (1996).

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"Designing Pedagogical Techniques to Bridge the Gap Between Rules and Application: An Internship in the Classroom," Southern Law Journal, (1994).

Study Guide, 1993.

Study Guide, 1992.

Presentations and Proceedings

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Constructing positive meanings in cancer: Coping resources and cancer survivors' job loss," presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Chicago, IL, August 2018 (coauthors: Ju-Chien C. Wu, Renee Umstattd Meyer, Andrew Meyer).

"Employment Law Panel," presented at the Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 2015.

"What have we learned from recent pregnancy discrimination cases? A text analytical approach," presented at the Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Meetings, Philadelphia, PA, August 2015 (coauthors: Ju-Chien C. Wu, David Thomson).

"The Perils of Social Media in the Workplace: Navigating the Legal Risks," presented at the Central Texas Human Resource Management Association Meeting, Belton, TX, October 2014.

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Social Enterprise, Corporate Objective, and the Corporate Governance Narrative," presented at the Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, August 2014 (coauthors: Justin Blount).

"Social Enterprise, Corporate Objectives, and the Corporate Governance Narrative," presented at the Southern Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, April 2014 (coauthors: Justin Blount).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"The Perils of Social Media in the Workplace: Navigating the Legal Risks," presented at the Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, August 2013 (coauthors: Justin Blount).

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"What is a "Social" Business and Why does it Matter?," presented at the Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, August 2013 (coauthors: Justin Blount).
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