Annie Clement, PhD, JD, is currently a member of the graduate faculty at the University of New Mexico. She has taught at The Ohio State University, Bowling Green State University and Cleveland State University. She also held appointments at the University of Iowa and Florida State University. Her bachelors degree is from the University of Minnesota, Duluth. She also has a masters degree from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, a doctorate from the University of Iowa, and a law degree from Cleveland State University. Dr. Clement is the author of three books, twenty-two book chapters, and over fifty articles and one hundred presentations. Her areas of research are intellectual property, gender equity, aquatics and risk management. Dr. Clement, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABA), is also a past president of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE). Among her national awards are an Honor Award from the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD); an Aquatic Council Merit Award; a Joy of Effort award from the NASPE; an ABA Section of Business Nonprofit Lawyers Award; and a Distinguished Scholar award from the Safety and Risk Management Council.