Geneva Lasprogata Sedgwick, JD, LLM

Geneva Sedgwick

JD, Villanova University School of Law
LLM, International Law, New York University
BS, cum laude, Boston College

Director, MBA in Sport and Entertainment Management
Associate Professor, Department of Marketing

Phone: 206-296-6368

Building/Room: Pigott 511

Teaching Areas

  • Business Law
  • Law/Ethics and Business Analytics
  • Negotiations
  • International Law

Personal Bio

Geneva (“Eva”) Sedgwick has 20 years of experience working in higher education. She has designed online courses in law and ethics in business analytics for both Seattle University and for Microsoft on its EDx (now LinkedIn Learning) platform. Her research interests rest at the intersection of human rights and innovative, entrepreneurial business and education models. Currently, Professor Sedgwick is working on scholarship concerning evolving surveillance technologies such as facial recognition and devising new legal models to protect the rights of privacy and autonomy. Professor Sedgwick has been recognized nationally for her innovative teaching and also recognized for her scholarly work in the areas of employee privacy law and social entrepreneurship. She is published in such journals as the Stanford Technology Law Review and the American Business Law Journal.

Professor Sedgwick has also served in university leadership positions. As the Director of University Summer Programs at Seattle University (2017-2020) she was responsible for undergraduate summer enrollment and pre-collegial immersions, including an emerging transition program for students from under-represented communities.

Professor Sedgwick has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Boston College; a JD from Villanova University School of Law; and an LL.M in International Law from New York University School of Law.