J.D., The University of North Carolina (high honors)
B.A., Colgate University (cum laude)
Civil Trial and Procedure
Andrea A. Curcio graduated with high honors from the University of North Carolina in 1988. She spent six years working as a litigation attorney in North Carolina. Professor Curcio began her teaching career at Georgia State University College of Law in 1994 where she is now a Full Professor. She teaches Civil Procedure, Evidence and co-directs the Externship program. She has written in the areas of tort reform (punitive damages), sexual violence and sexual harassment, and legal pedagogy and assessment. She has served as a reporter for the Georgia Supreme Court Equality Commission when it examined how the Georgia justice system could improve its treatment of sexual violence victims.
In the Spring 2007, she was awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach in China. In 2008, she was named Professor of the Year at the College of Law and she was awarded Georgia State University’s Teaching Effectiveness Award.
Currently, Professor Curcio is a Board member for the Society of American Law Teachers [SALT] and chairs SALT’s Committee on Issues in Legal Education. She is also a member of the Advisory Board for Georgia State’s Center for Teaching and Learning and is on the Advisory Board for the Center for Justice and Democracy, a non-profit organization devoted to providing the public with accurate information about tort reform issues. Professor Curcio also is a member of the American Bar Association’s Special Committee on the Professional Education Continuum.