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Executive Search: Law School Dean

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A thoughtful, strategic search process is currently underway for the next dean of Emory University's School of Law.

Read Provost Dwight A. McBride's September 2018 letter to the community about the goals of this leadership search and opportunities for the Emory community to participate in the search process.

School of Law | Dean Search

Dates and locations will be made available soon. We hope that you will attend and be part of the process.

Search Advisory Committee
NameTitleSchool | Division
Erika James, Committee ChairJohn H. Harland Dean | Professor of Organization and ManagementGoizueta Business School
Margo A. BagleyAsa Griggs Candler Professor of LawSchool of Law | Class of 1996
Laurie R. BlankClinical Professor of Law | Director, International Humanitarian Law ClinicSchool of Law
Nicole ElmurrStudent | President, Student Bar AssociationSchool of Law | Class of 2019
Isabel GarciaPartner at Piedmont Law Group of Garcia & Benkert LLCSchool of Law | Class of 1999
Andra GillespieAssociate Professor of Political Science | Director, James Weldon Johnson InstituteEmory College of Arts and Sciences
Jonathan K. LaynePartner at Gibson, Dunn, & CrutcherEmory University Trustee | Goizueta Business School Class of 1979 | School of Law Class of 1979
Michael J. PerryRobert W. Woodruff Professor of LawSchool of Law
Rafael I. PardoRobert T. Thompson Professor of LawSchool of Law
Ethan RosenzweigAssociate Dean, Enrollment Management and Student ServicesSchool of Law | Class of 2002
Teemu RuskolaJonas Robitscher Professor of LawSchool of Law
Stephen D. SencerSenior Vice President and General CounselEmory University
Liza VertinskyAssociate Professor of LawSchool of Law

Advisers to Search Advisory Committee
NameTitleSchool | Division
Peter BarnesVice President for Human ResourcesEmory University
Theresa MilazzoAssociate Vice President, Human ResourcesEmory University

Internal Search Consultant
NameTitleSchool | Division
Mearah Quinn-BraunerAssistant Vice Provost | Deputy Chief of StaffOffice of the Provost

Committee Search Administrator
NameTitleSchool | Division
Lynn MageeEmployee Operations ManagerOffice of the Provost

Witt/Kieffer Executive Search Firm
NameTitleSearch Firm
John K. ThornburghSenior PartnerWitt/Kieffer
Werner BoelSenior Partner and Practice Leader, Legal ServicesWitt/Kieffer

If you have questions about the search process, please contact:

  • Lynn Magee | Employee Operations Manager, Office of the Provost