School of Human Resources & Labor Relations


School of Human Resources & Labor Relations
Assistant Professor

Stacy Hickox received her Bachelor's degree from the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University and received her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Stacy practiced law in the area of disability law at Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service prior to coming to SHRLR. Ms. Hickox also taught for several years at MSU's law school, including courses in employment law, civil rights, and disability law.

Stacy has written a book on the Americans with Disabilities Act and several law review articles on various aspects of employment law. Her current research focuses on the employment of ex-offenders, including potential claims for adverse impact and negligent hiring liability.


J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1988. B.S. with Honors, Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, 1985

Research in Progress

  • The Underwhelming Impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments, University of Baltimore Law Review (forthcoming 2011)
  • Employer Liability for Negligent Hiring of Ex-Offenders, St. Louis Law Review (forthcoming 2011)
  • Ensuring Fairness in the Arbitration of Employment Disputes, 16 Widener Law Review 101 (2010)
  • Justifying Rejection of Applicants with Convictions, 8 Dartmouth Law Journal 39 (2010)

Recent Publications

  • Transfer as an Accommodation: Standards from Discrimination Cases and Research, 62 Arkansas Law Review 195 (2009).
  • "Foundations for Understanding the Legal Environment of HRM in a Global Context," The Routledge Companion to Strategic Human Resource Management with Mark Roehling (2009).
  • The Elusive Right to Reinstatement under the Family Medical Leave Act, 91 Kentucky Law Journal 477 (2003).
  • Reduction of Punitive Damages for Employment Discrimination: Are Courts Ignoring our Juries? 54 Mercer Law Review 1081 (2003).
  • A Legal Analysis of the Americans With Disabilities Act (George Mason University May 2002).
  • Absenteeism Under FMLA and ADA, 50 DePaul Law Review 183 (2000).

Read about executive education

Other experts

Biography Raphaëlle Lambert-Pandraud has been an Professor of Marketing at the ESCP Europe Paris campus, since 2005. Following business studies at Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (now ESCP Europe), she worked as a senior product manager at L’Oréal in the UK, where she test marketed and laun...
Academic Degrees PhD, Yale University, 1955 MA, University of Illinois, 1951 AB, Fresno State College, 1950 Academic Appointments At Stanford University since 1958. Emeritus since 1997. Visiting Professor, Stanford-in-Germany and Humboldt University (Berlin), 1995 Visiting Professor, London Bu...
Alan Hoffman (Doctor of Business Admin., Indiana University, 1982) is Professor of Management. Dr. Hoffman is also co-author of Strategic Management and Business Policy, Globalization, Innovation and Sustainability, 15th edition (Prentice-Hall/Pearson). He formerly served as visiting Professor of...