Lois Prestage Woods Professor of Law
Phone: (713) 313-7038
Joined the faculty in 2000.
LL.M., University of Houston Law Center, Houston, TX, 1994
J.D., Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX, 1992
B.A., University of Houston, Houston, TX, 1988
- Professor, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2005-Present)
- Associate Dean, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2002-2007)
- Associate Professor, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2001-2005)
- Assistant Professor, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2000-2001)
- Visiting Professor, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (1999-2000)
- Instructor, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (1993-1999)
- Minority Institutions Faculty Fellow Program (MIFF), Department of Defense-Armed Forces RTV Broadcast Center, March AFB, CA (Summer/Winter 2000)
- Counsel, Law Offices of Scott K. Bui, P.C., Houston, TX (1995-1996)
- Solo Practice, Law Offices of Edieth Y. Wu, Houston, TX (1992-1994)
- Instructor, Texas School of Business, Houston, TX (1992)
- Teaching Assistant, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (1990-1992)
- Research Assistant, KILT Radio-Legacy Broadcasting, Houston, TX (1988-1989)
- Assistant to the Vice-President, Houston Econ. Dev. Council (HEDC), Houston, TX (1986-1988)
- Council's Liaison, International Business Department, HEDC, Houston, TX (1983-1986)
- Sgt., Administrative Specialist, United States Air Force, RAF Lakenheath (UK) & Nevada (US) (1978-1983)
- Registration perfected for the Service Mark/Trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USTPO), spring 2019; this Registration protects the Mark locally, nationally, and internationally (certificate pending).
- From Theory to Practice: Using the Gender-sensitive Tracking and Monitoring System (“GTMS”), 14 J. L. Soc. Deviance 91(2017) ( with Faith J. Jackson) - Peer Reviewed.
- Drones in the Fight Against Terrorism—Should the Global Community Stringently Regulate Their Use?, 65 Syracuse L. Rev. 273 (2015)
- Edieth Y. Wu, Drones in The Fight Against Terrorism—Should The Global Community Stringently Regulate Their Use? 3-4 Int’l J. of Arts & Commerce 19 (2014).
- Must We Deploy Drones in the Twenty-First Century to Target Under the Radar Discrimination Against Minority Women in Law Schools at HBCUs? 31.1 Columbia J. of Gender & Law 164 (2015), with Faith Jackson.
- Should the United States Intervene in International Conflicts: Why, When, and How, 23 Ind. Int’l & Comp. L. Rev. 163 (2013)
- Cross-Cultural Patriarchal Demands on Women's Dress-Appearance, 33 WOMEN'S RTS. L. REP. 169 (2012).
- American Women - The Struggle Continues, 12 J. L. & SOC. CHALLENGES 13 (2010).
- Why Private Mercenary Companies Should Be Legitimized and Allowed to Enter the World Stage, 43 NEW ENG. L. REV. 461 (2009).
- Domestic Spying and Why America Should Avoid The Slippery Slope, 16.1 S. CAL. REV. L. & SOC. JUST. 3 (2006).
- Global Burqas, 14.2 TEX. J. WOMEN & L. 179 (2005).
- International Litigation: Defending and Suing Foreign Parties in U.S. Federal Courts, 42.3 Nov./Dec. HOUS. LAW 40 (2004), David J. Levy, Editor (Book Review).
- Mcfat--Obesity, Parens Patriae, and the Children, 29(2) OKLA. CITY U. L. REV. 569 (2004).
- Reparations to African-Americans: The Only Remedy for the U.S. Government's Failure to Enforce the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments, 3 CONN. PUB. INT. L. J. 403 (2004).
- Global Responses and Recourses to Terrorism, 25(3) WHITTIER L. REV. 521 (2004).
- China Today: Why Its Accession to The World Trade Organization is Inevitable and Good for the International Community, 5(3) J. INT'L ECON. L. 696 - Oxford University Press (2002).
- Why Say No to Multidisciplinary Practice (MDP)?, 32 LOY. U. CHI. L. J. 525 (2001).
- Recent Developments in the Currency War; The Euro, The Dollar, The Yen and the BEMU, 15:1 CONN. J. INT'L L. 1 (2000).
- Saddam Hussein as Hostes Humani Generis? Should the U.S. Intervene?, 26 SYRACUSE J. OF INT'L L. & COM. 55 (1998).
- Evolutionary Trends in the United States Application of Extraterritorial Jurisdiction, 10 TRANSNAT'L LAW. 1 (1997).
- State Bar of Texas
- American Bar Association
- National Bar Association
- Phi Alpha Delta
Research and Teaching Interests
- Federal Civil Procedure
- Constitutional Law
- Advanced Legal Writing
- International Law
- European Union Law
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