Neoshia Roemer

Associate Profesor Neoshia Roemer

Associate Professor of Law

  • Degrees:

  • J.D., with Law & Indigenous Peoples Certificate, University of New Mexico School of Law M.A., University of New Mexico B.A., Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
  • Contact:

  • [email protected]
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Courses:

  • Contracts, family law, federal Indian law and trusts and estates.

Neoshia R. Roemer is an Associate Professor of Law at Seton Hall University School of Law, where she teaches courses in contract law, family law, estate law, and federal Indian law. Neoshia’s areas of interest include domestic violence, family-based rights, child welfare, poverty issues, and the Indian Child Welfare Act. In addition to her classroom duties, Neoshia has published a few articles in these areas. Most notably, her upcoming article, "The Indian Child Welfare Act as Reproductive Justice", was published in the Boston University Law Review. Neoshia is also a part of several national networks. She has participated in the Lutie A. Lytle Black Women Law Faculty Writing Workshop and has served as a faculty member at the American Indian Law Center’s Pre-Law Summer Institute (“PLSI”). Through her numerous scholarly presentations and an appearance on NPR’s 1A, Neoshia is earning a national reputation as a legal scholar. Prior to joining the faculty at Seton Hall, Neoshia worked at the University of Idaho College of Law as a Fellow and, later, Staff Attorney for the Indigenous Law & Policy Center at the Michigan State University College of Law. There, she mentored first-year American Indian law students, worked on appellate litigation involving the Indian Child Welfare Act, and coached moot court among various other tasks.

Neoshia is a 2017 graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Law where she also earned a Law & Indigenous Peoples Certificate, served as a member of the Tribal Law Journal board, and held various other positions. Neoshia also holds of Master of Arts in Latin American Studies from the University of New Mexico where she focused on reproductive justice issues facing Central America’s indigenous communities. As a graduate student, Neoshia concentrated on the areas of history and human rights. She also received the Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Scholarship to study K’iche’ Maya, which is an indigenous language spoken throughout different areas of Guatemala.

Neoshia is a 2013 graduate of Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis (“IUPUI”) where she received her Bachelor of Arts with a dual major in history and international studies, both with an emphasis in Latin America. While at IUPUI, Neoshia co-founded IUPUI’s chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, was a Ronald E. McNair Scholar, studied abroad in Cuba, and participated in College Bowl. In her spare time, Neoshia enjoys practicing Pilates, spending time with her two dogs, cooking, baking and reading and watching sci-fi/fantasy books and television shows.