Prof. Green Receives Paul Miller Memorial Award

September 15, 2015

Texas A&M Law Prof. Michael Z. GreenTexas A&M University School of Law Professor Michael Z. Green was presented the Paul Stephen Miller Memorial Award at the 10th Colloquium on Scholarship in Employment and Labor Law (COSELL) on Sept. 11 at Indiana University Maurer School of Law in Bloomington, Ind.

The COSELL brings together employment and labor law scholars to present works-in-progress and exchange ideas.

The annual award is given to a law scholar who has demonstrated outstanding academic and public contributions in the field o​f labor and employment law.

The award is named for Paul Miller, a ten-year commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and adviser to two presidents. Miller, born with achondroplasia, a form of dwarfism, was a leading advocate for disability rights and an expert on anti-discrimination law.

Green said he was unaware he was receiving the award, but was “absolutely” astonished. “It is very gratifying to have your peers recognize you in that way.”

Green has been teaching law since 1999, and is an elected fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and an elected member of American Law Institute.

“It’s great to see Professor Green getting this recognition,” said Andrew Morriss, Dean & Anthony G. Buzbee Dean’s Endowed Chair. “He’s a making a real difference in labor and employment law, both for our students and nationally."

- Article by Jennifer Nassar, Communications Specialist, Texas A&M University School of Law