Friday, March 31, 2023
New Women Law Deans 2023
Updated April 7, 2023.
It's that time of year again for Gender & Law-Prof Blog's annual list of women law deans. Updates as new announcements are made.
Alena Allen (Prof. Arkansas, Dep. Dir. AALS), LSU
Johanna Bond, (Assoc. Dean Washington & Lee), Rutgers
Cinnamon Pinon Carlarne (Assoc. Dean Ohio State), Albany
Elaine Gagliardi (Interim Dean Montana), Montana
Sophia Lee (Prof. Penn), Penn
Stacy Leeds (Prof. Arizona State), Arizona State
Beth McCormack (Interim Dean Vermont), Vermont
Overall, 6/12 or 50% of new deans this year are women. 2/12 or 16% are women of color.
For background and prior years, see:
Karen Sloan, Northwestern Dean Pick Means Women will Run Half of the T-14 Law Schools Come Fall (2021)
Karen Sloan, It's the Moment for This: An e for This: An Unprecedented Number of Black Women are Leading Law Schools ("By fall, 14% of law schools will have Black women in the Dean's suite.")
2022 New Women Law Deans, Gender & the Law Blog
2021 New Women Law Deans, Gender & the Law Blog
2018 New Women Law Deans, Gender & the Law Blog
2017 New Women Law Deans, Gender & the Law Blog
Karen Sloane, Meet the Record-Setting Number of Incoming Women Law Deans (2019)
National Law Journal, Incoming Batch of Law Deans Is More Diverse Than Ever (2019)
Michelle Benedetto Neitz, Pulling Back the Curtain: Implicit Bias in the Law School Dean Search Process, Seton Hall L. Rev.