The Catholic University of America

Margaret Barry

Professor of Law

Where you are from

I was born on St. Thomas, USVI and raised on St. Croix, USVI (U.S. Virgin Islands).

Educational background

Luther College, BA; University of Minnesota, JD

Your discipline/research and accomplishments

Discipline:  Law
Clinical legal education and Family Law

Obstacles to overcome along the way?

Poor schools in the Islands, so K-12 not great preparation.  (10th grade abroad); non-US/non Island (parents not from Islands; race; gender.

Mentors/Role models who encouraged you

My parents, my best friend.

What do you do for fun in leisure time?

Walk; read; spend time with my husband.