Geneva Sedgwick

Geneva Sedgwick

Director, MBA in Sport and Entertainment Management
Professor, Department of Marketing, Albers School of Business and Economics

 Pigott 511


Email Geneva


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


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


Geneva (“Eva”) Sedgwick has more than 20 years of experience working in higher education as a faculty member and in administrative leadership. Her research interests focus on human rights as they arise in technology/AI, employee relations, consumer protection and women’s wellness. Professor Sedgwick has been recognized nationally for her innovative teaching. 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.  She has also been recognized for her scholarly work in the areas of employee privacy law and social entrepreneurship and is published in such journals as the Stanford Technology Law Review and the American Business Law Journal.

Professor Sedgwick has served in positions of leadership at Seattle University. 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. Currently Professor Sedgwick is the Director of the Albers MBA in Sport and Entertainment Management.

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.


Works in Progress

  • G. Lasprogata Sedgwick and N. Colaner, “Corporate Compliance with New Item 101(c) of Regulation S-K: How to Use Artificial Intelligence to Measure Employee Wellness and Report on Human Capital Resources.”
  • G. Lasprogata Sedgwick, “Reforming the Wellness World: Proposed Policy Reform and Legislation to Protect Consumers Against Ongoing Abuse.”
  • G. Lasprogata Sedgwick, “Designing and Delivering an Anti-Racist, Anti-Sexist and Anti-Ableist Curriculum in Business Law.” (pedagogy)
  • G. Lasprogata Sedgwick, “The Business of American Yoga: Teaching the Fundamentals of Business Law in a Contemporary Cultural Context.” (pedagogy)

Published Articles

  • G. Lasprogata Sedgwick, B. Ruppert and Z. Zenteno, “A By-Product of Summer Programs: Student Marketers and Career Readiness”, Summer Academe: A Journal of Higher Education (2021).
  • G. Lasprogata and T. Noble Foster, “Fostering Integrative and Interdisciplinary Learning: A Business Law Exercise in Social Entrepreneurship, Global Health Innovation, and Cloud Technology.” Atlantic Law Journal. Volume 18 (2016).
  • G. Lasprogata, “Values Change for Survival.” Journal of Law, Business and Ethics. Volume 20 (2014).
  • M. Cotten and G. Lasprogata, “Corporate Citizenship & Creative Collaboration: Best Practices for Cross-Sector Partnership.” Journal of Law, Business and Ethics. Volume 18 (2012).
  • N. King, G. Lasprogata and S. Pillay. “Workplace Privacy and Discrimination Issues Related to Genetic Data: A Comparative Law Study of the European Union and the United States.” American Business Law Journal. Volume 43 (2006).
  • R. Toh, F. DeKay and G. Lasprogata. “Attrition Clauses: Outstanding Issues a Recommendations for Meeting Planners.” International Journal of Hospitality Management 24 (2005).
  • G. Lasprogata, N. King and S. Pillay. “Regulation of Electronic Employee Monitoring: Identifying Fundamental Principles of Employee Privacy through a Comparative Study of Data Privacy Legislation in the European Union, United States and Canada.” Stanford Technology Law Review 4 (2004).
  • G. Lasprogata and M. Cotten. “Contemplating ‘Enterprise’: The Business and Legal Challenges of Social Entrepreneurship.” American Business Law Journal Volume 41:1 (2003).
  • G. Lasprogata and D. Lockwood. “Digital Signatures: Rescuing Authentication Technology from a Premature Demise.” The Journal of Strategic E-Commerce, Volume 1:1 (2003).
  • G. Lasprogata and N. King. “What's in a Domain Name? Online Simulation Delivers Virtual Dispute Resolution Experience for Business Law Students.” The Journal of Legal Studies Education, Volume 20:2 (2002).
  • G. Lasprogata. “Virtual Arbitration: Contract Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution Meet in Cyberspace.” The Journal of Legal Studies Education, Volume 19:1 (2001).

Public and Other Scholarship