Marianne DelPo Kulow is a professor of law at Bentley University, past director of Bentley’s Women’s Leadership Institute (now the Center for Women and Business) and a lawyer. Kulow began her career as a litigation attorney first with Bingham Dana (now Bingham McCutchen) and then with Peabody and Arnold. In addition to teaching business law, Kulow has developed and taught courses on gender and the law, race and the law, and “outsiders” and the law. She has published on various aspects of discrimination law and her current research focuses on critiquing and suggesting legislative reforms to better achieve workplace equity. Her most recent publication is Beyond the Paycheck Fairness Act: Mandatory Wage Disclosure Laws A Necessary Tool for Closing the Residual Gender Wage Gap, 50 Harvard Journal on Legislation 385 (June 2013). Kulow earned her B.A. magna cum laude from Harvard University, her M.A. from the University of Liverpool, and her J.D. cum laude from Boston University School of Law.
The true culprit in the residual gender wage gap is wage secrecy.