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 Law [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.

Selected Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles in the Last Five Years

Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J. (2015). It Doesn't Work at Work: Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace. Labor Law Journal, 6(2), 111-125.

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.

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. l

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. 

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. 

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. 

Peer Reviewed Proceedings and Presentations in the Last Five Years

Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J., 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, Massachusetts. (August, 2013).

Perry, S. J., 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, Illinois. (March, 2012).

Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J., Robin, J., 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, Nevada. (October, 2011).

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

Marcum, T. M., Stoner, C. R., Perry, S. J., 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).

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 Management and Leadership 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.