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Stephen Allred
University Professor
Profile

Following a career in the practice and teaching of law, Dr. Allred became a university administrator in 1995. He served as Director of UNC's graduate program in public administration, then as UNC's Executive Associate Provost, and finally as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Richmond. He was on the faculty at UNC for 22 years as a professor of public law and government before coming to the University of Richmond in 2008. Dr. Allred returned to full time teaching in the fall of 2015, teaching Employment Law and directing the DC Externship Program for law students. He also teaches a First Year Seminar for undergraduates in the spring semester.

Bar Admissions
North Carolina
District of Columbia
Professional Experience
University Professor (2014-present)
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, Va.
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor, School of Law (2008-2014)
University of Richmond, Richmond, Va.
Executive Associate Provost (2004-2008)
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, N.C.
Associate Provost for Academic Initiatives (2001-2004)
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, N.C.
Professor of Public Law and Government, School of Government (1995-2008)
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, N.C.
Director, Master of Public Administration Program (1995-2001)
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, N.C.
Associate Professor of Public Law and Government, School of Government (1986-1995)
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, N.C.
Attorney and Law Clerk (1984-1986)
Vedder, Price, Kaufman, & Kammholz, Washington, D.C.
Federal Service (1976-1984)
U.S. Office of Personnel Management, the U.S Department of Defense, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Publications
Books

Employment Law, Third Edition, UNC Institute of Government (1999).

Employment Law, Second Edition, UNC Institute of Government (1995).

Employment Law, UNC Institute of Government (1992).

1993 Supplement to Employment Law, UNC Institute of Government (1993).

Local Government Employment Law in North Carolina, UNC Institute of Government (1990).

A Legal Guide to Public Employee Free Speech in North Carolina, Institute of Government (1989), Revised editions published in 1995 and 2002.

Articles
Rejecting the Tattooed Applicant, 67 Lab. L. J. 475 (2016).

End of an Era: The 11th Amendment and Public Personnel Administration, Public Personnel Management, Vol. 31, No. 3 (International Personnel Management Association, December 2002), pp. 263-274.

Employee Privacy and Workplace Searches, Popular Government, Vol. 67, No. 3, (Spring 2002) Institute of Government, pp. 33-36.

Human Resource Management Texts: Paradox, Practice, and Productivity, Public Performance & Management Review, Vol. 24, No. 4 (Sage Publications, June 2001), pp. 440-442.

An Overview of the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, Public Personnel Management, Vol. 24, No. 1 (1995), pp. 67-74.

The Civil Rights Act of 1991, Popular Government, Vol. 57, No. 3 (Winter 1992), Institute of Government, pp. 17-21.

Teaching at the Institute: the First Sixty Years, Popular Government, Vol. 57, No. 4, (Spring 1992) Institute of Government, pp. 1-8.

The Americans with Disabilities Act: Some Questions and Answers, School Law Bulletin, Vol. 22, No. 1, Institute of Government (1991), pp. 6-9.

Update on Employment at Will and the Local Government Employer, Popular Government, Vol. 55, No. 2, Institute of Government (1990), p. 47.

Employment at Will and the Local Government Employer, Popular Government, Vol. 54, No. 4, Institute of Government (1989), pp. 13-17.

From Connick to Confusion: The Struggle to Define Speech on a Matter of Public Concern, 64 Indiana Law Journal 43 (1988).

AIDS in the Workplace, Popular Government, Vol. 54, No. 1, Institute of Government (1988), pp. 39-44.

Recruiting and Selecting New Employees, Popular Government, Vol. 53, No. 4, Institute of Government (1988), pp. 14-20.

Sexual Harassment: New Grounds for Employer Liability, Popular Government, Vol. 53, No. 1, Institute of Government (1987), pp. 14-18.

Med-Arb and the Resolution of the SSA-AFGE Bargaining Impasse, 39 Arbitration Journal 46 (1984).

Connick v. Meyers: Narrowing the Free Speech Right of Public Employees, 33 Cath. U. L. Rev. 429 (1984).

The Bowen Decision: Mandate for Reexamination of Apportionment of Damages in Fair Representation Cases, 1983 Labor Law Journal 408 (1983).

Chapters

Personnel Law and Administration, in County Government in North Carolina, Fourth Edition, Bell and Wicker, eds., UNC Institute of Government (1999).

Personnel Administration, in Municipal Government in North Carolina, Lawrence and Wicker, eds., UNC Institute of Government (1996).

Discrimination in Employment, in Education Law in North Carolina, UNC Institute of Government (1994).

The Health Care Facility as Employer, in Health Care Facilities Law, Dellinger, ed., Little, Brown and Co. (1991). Revised editions published in 1992, 1993, and 1995.

The Hospital as Employer, in Hospital Law in North Carolina, UNC Institute of Government (1992).

Personnel, in County Government in North Carolina, UNC Institute of Government (1989) (with Donald B. Hayman).

The School Employee's Right of Free Speech, in Education Law in North Carolina, UNC Institute of Government (1989).

Recruitment, Selection, and Personnel Policies, in Education Law in North Carolina, UNC Institute of Government (1987).

The Role of MSPB Precedent in Arbitrating Grievances, in Grievance Arbitration in the Federal Service, FPMI, Inc. (1987).

Education
Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania 2007
J.D., Catholic University of America 1985
M.P.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1976
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1974
Contact Information
Room 313, International Center
(804) 287-6887
Areas of Expertise
Employment Law