Friday, November 20, 2015

Goluboff To Lead UVA Law

Breaking news out of Charlottesville: the University of Virginia has selected legal historian Risa Goluboff to be the next Dean of the School of Law. Here's an excerpt from the local news:
Goluboff, a renowned legal historian specializing in civil rights, is the John Allan Love Professor of Law and Professor of History at UVA and serves as the director of the J.D.-M.A. in history dual-degree program. She also is a faculty affiliate of UVA’s Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies and faculty associate of the Governing America in a Global Era Program at UVA’s Miller Center. Goluboff will be the first woman dean of the School of Law.

“Risa Goluboff’s dedication and vision make her the ideal candidate to move the Law School forward in ways that will benefit both the school and the University,” President Teresa A. Sullivan said. “Risa brings to the deanship exceptionally strong scholarship, leadership ability and passion.”
Read on here.

Congratulations to Professor Goluboff and to UVA Law!

H/t: Sally Gordon