Associate Teaching Professor and Associate Director, Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project
Osgoode Hall Law School, LLB 1981
Harvard University, LLM 1986
Professor Zoltek-Jick has taught at the School of Law for more than 20 years, specializing in criminal law and procedure, evidence, and law and psychiatry. Her academic writing has focused on statutes of limitation, cold cases, and civil lawsuits on cases of sexual abuse. She is associate director of the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project (CRRJ), which conducts research and supports policy initiatives on anti-civil rights violence in the United States and other miscarriages of justice between 1930 and 1970. CRRJ serves as a resource for scholars, policymakers and organizers involved in various initiatives seeking justice for these crimes.
- “What Does Justice Look Like for Those Exonerated After Decades? A Case for Black Reparations,” News@Northeastern (December 7, 2021).
- “Why Resigning Won’t End Cuomo’s Problems,” News@Northeastern (August 10, 2021).
- “Watching and Waiting for Justice for Ahmaud,” CRRJ Blog (February 2021)
- “Boy Scout Sex-Abuse Suit Involving Floridian Could Open Floodgates for More Victim Claims,” Miami Herald (January 10, 2020).
- “We’ve Been Waiting for Your Call for 70 Years,” Lilith (October 23, 2020).
- “Video Shows Brockton Police Prying Open Door of Private Building,” Enterprise (January 17, 2020).
- “Holocaust Commemoration Speakers Contend with Suffering, Survival,” News@Northeastern (January 29, 2017).