Sandra Perry

Professor

Baker Hall 303
(309) 677-2267
sjp@bradley.edu

J.D., Southern Illinois University School of Law
B.S., Bradley University

Teaching

Dr. Perry has been a member of the Foster College of Business since 1984. She teaches Legal Environment of Business [BLW 342], Real Estate Principles [BLW 395], and Employment Law [BLW 446].  She received the Foster College of Business Innovation in Teaching Award in August 2009; the Bradley University Parents' Association Certificate of Merit in April 2005; and the Alpha Kappa Psi and Phi Chi Theta Teaching Award in 1989.

Scholarship

Dr. Perry has published over 30 refereed journal articles in outlets including the Journal of Law and Family Studies, Labor Law Journal, Journal of Individual Employment Rights, The CPA Journal, Journal of Business and Accounting, University of La Verne Law Review, Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, College and University, Journal of Small Business Strategy, Journal of Legal Studies Education, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Technology Transfer, Industrial Management, Trial, and the Illinois Bar Journal.  She received the Foster College of Business National Council of Advisors Research Award in 1989.  Her current research interests include mandated family mediation, the subject of her last sabbatical leave.

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J. (in press). It Doesn't Work at Work:  Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace. Labor Law Journal. [Accepted: May 2015, Submitted: April 2015]

(Cabell's) Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J. (in press). Flips and Flops:  A New Approach to a Traditional Law Course. Journal of Legal Studies Education, 32(2), 255-287. [Accepted: April 2015, Submitted: October 2014]

Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J. (2014). When a Public Employer Doesn't Like What Its Employees 'Like':  Social Media and the First Amendment. Labor Law Journal, 65(1), 5-19. [Accepted: November 2013, Published: April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2014, Submitted: November 2013]

Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J., Robin, J. (2013). How to Lower Costs and Get More Commitment from your Employees who Travel:  Tax and Managerial Implications of Employer Travel Reimbursement Policies. Journal of Legal Issues and Cases in Business, 2, 1-11. www.aabri.com/manuscripts/121122.pdf [Accepted: March 2012, Published: May 2013, Submitted: February 2012]

(Cabell's) Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J., Stoner, C. R. (2012). Reframing the Mediation Lens:  The Call for a Situational Style of Mediation. Southern Illinois University Law Journal, 36(Winter 2012), 317-334. www.law.siu.edu/Journal/36winter/4%20-%20Marcum-finished.pdf [Accepted: November 2011, Published: March 2012, Submitted: May 2011, Expected Submission: May 2011]

Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J. (2011). The Perfect Storm:  IRS Response to the PFIC Problem in the UBS Voluntary Disclosure Initiative. The Practical Tax Lawyer, 25(4), 31-44. files.ali-aba.org/thumbs/datastorage/lacidoirep/articles/PTXL1108_Marcum_Perry_thumb.pdf [Accepted: April 2011, Published: August 2011, Submitted: November 2010]

(Cabell's) Perry, S. J., Marcum, T. M., Stoner, C. R. (2011). Stumbling Down the Courthouse Steps:  Mediators' Perceptions of the Stumbling Blocks to Successful Mandated Mediation in Child Custody and Visitation. Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal, 11(3), 441-465. law.pepperdine.edu/dispute-resolution-law-journal/issues/volume-eleven/08%20Perry.pdf [Accepted: October 2010, Published: July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2011, Submitted: August 2010, Expected Submission: August 2010]

(Cabell's) Stoner, C. R., Perry, S. J., Marcum, T. M. (2011). The Court, the Parent, and the Child:  Mediator Perceptions of the Purpose and Impact of Mandated Mediation in Child Custody Cases. Journal of Law and Family Studies, 13(1), 151-170. epubs.utah.edu/index.php/jlfs/article/view/494/361 [Published: May 2011]

Perry, S. J., Marcum, T. M. (2010). Dressed For Success:  Can a Claim of Religious Discrimination be Successful? Labor Law Journal, 61(4), 184-191. hr.cch.com/products/ProductID-632.asp [Accepted: October 2010, Published: December 2010, Submitted: April 2010]

(Cabell's) Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J., McGowan, M. K. (2010). Business Plan Competitions:  Whose Line Is It Anyway? Journal of Business and Accounting, 3(1), 4-19. [Accepted: September 2010, Published: 2010, Submitted: April 2010]

Presentations

Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J., MBAA International--Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business Conference, "It Doesn’t Work At Work:  Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace", Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Chicago, IL. (March, 2015).

Perry, S., Spring Forum 2015, "Faculty Panel on Flipped Teaching", Bradley University, United States. (January, 2015).

Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J., Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Conference, "Methods Used to Transition a Traditional Legal Environment of Business Course to a Flipped Classroom", Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Seattle, WA. (August, 2014).

Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J., MBAA International--Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business Conference, "Flips and Flops:  A New Approach to a Traditional Law Course", Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Chicago, IL. (March, 2014).

Marcum, T. M. (Presenter & Author), Perry, S. J. (Presenter & Author), 2013 Annual Conference of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, "When a Public Employer Doesn't Like What Its Employees 'Like':  Social Media and the First Amendment", Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Boston, MA. (August, 2013).

Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J., MBAA International--Midwest Academy of Legal Studies Conference, "Unprotected Public Employee Speech Under the First Amendment", Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Chicago, IL. (March, 2013).

Perry, S. J. (Presenter & Author), MBAA International--Midwest Academy of Legal Studies Conference, "The Law According to Seinfeld: Using a Show about Nothing to Teach Law", Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Chicago, IL. (March, 2012).

Marcum, T. M. (Presenter & Author), Perry, S. J. (Presenter & Author), Robin, J. (Author Only), Academic and Business Research Institute International Conference, "Tax and Managerial Implications of Employer Travel Reimbursement Policies:  How to Use Policies to Maximize Employee Productivity and Satisfaction", Academic and Business Research Institute, Las Vegas, NV. (October, 2011).

Perry, S. J. (Presenter & Author), Marcum, T. M. (Presenter & Author), Annual Fall Teaching and Scholarship Forum, "Legal Aspects of Teaching", Bradley University, Peoria, IL. (August, 2011).

Marcum, T. M. (Presenter & Author), Stoner, C. R. (Author Only), Perry, S. J. (Presenter & Author), MBAA International--Midwest Academy of Legal Studies Conference, "In Vogue:  Mediator Styles as Fashioned for Child Custody Mediation", Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Chicago, IL. (March, 2011).

Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J., SEALSB Charleston Conference 2010, "Understanding Audit Issues Surrounding Passive Foreign Investment Companies", Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Charleston, SC. (October, 2010).

Faculty Development Activities

  • Webinar, American Association of University Professors, 2015
  • Continuing Education Program, SIH/SIU Health Policy Institute, 2014
  • Continuing Education Program, Bradley University Pre-Law Center, the Women's Studies Program, Legal Education Programs, and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, 2013
  • Continuing Education Program, Access MCLE, 2013
  • Continuing Education Program, SIH/SIU Health Policy Institute, 2013
  • Continuing Education Program, Bradley University Continuing Education, 2012
  • Continuing Education Program, SIH/SIU Health Policy Institute, 2012
  • Continuing Education Program, Bradley University Pre-Law Center, the Women's Studies Program, Legal Education Programs, and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, 2012

Service

Dr. Perry has served as president of the University Senate, 1996-98; president of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 1993-94; chairperson of the BMA department, 2000-2006; faculty handbook editor, 1999-2010; faculty ombudsman, 2005-2009; member of the University Senate, 1999-2010; member of the Student Arbitration Board, 1986-2011; and as chair or member of numerous university, college, and departmental committees.