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Joan Vogel

Professor of Law

JD, University of California at Los Angeles, 1981;
Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Grant, 1977-78;
MA, University of California at Los Angeles, 1975;
BA, George Washington University, 1973

Phone: 802-831-1296

Awards and Affiliations


Teaching at VLS:

Professor at Vermont Law School since 1989.

Leadership and Service:

  • Chair, law and anthropology section, Association of American Law Schools, 1996 and 2003.
  • Chair, 1995, and Secretary, 1993, labor and employment law section, Association of American Law Schools.

Contributions to the Law:

  • Testified on behalf of the tobacco statute authorizing the State of Vermont to bring a case against the tobacco manufacturers for Medicaid costs related to smoking, 2001.
  • Testified before the Vermont senate judiciary committee on modification of the state's Human Rights Commission, 1995.
  • Consultant for draft of employment law bill for Vermont, 1997.


  • Associate Professor, Oklahoma City University Law School, 1988-89.
  • Associate Visiting Professor, Albany Law School, 1987-88.
  • Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1982-87.