University of Michigan Provost Laurie K. McCauley has announced the appointment of the advisory committee that will assist her in the search for the next dean of the Law School.

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The members are:

Eve Brensike Primus (’01), Chair, Yale Kamisar Collegiate Professor of Law, Director, Public Defender Training Institute, Law School

Michelle Adams, Henry M. Butzel Professor of Law, Law School

Kincaid Brown (’96), Director of the Law Library and Librarian, Law School 

Debra Chopp, Associate Dean for Experiential Education, Clinical Professor of Law, Law School

Matthew Fletcher (’97), Harry Burns Hutchins Collegiate Professor of Law,  Law School; Professor of American Culture, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Daniel Fryer (’18), Assistant Professor of Law, Law School; Assistant Professor of Philosophy, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Will Hanna, Juris Doctor Candidate, Law School

Scott Hershovitz, Thomas G. and Mabel Long Professor of Law, Director, Law & Ethics Program, Law School; Professor of Philosophy, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Don Herzog, Edson R Sunderland Professor of Law, Law School and Professor of Political Science, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Aaron Lewis (’05), Partner, Covington & Burling, LLP, Alumnus

Barbara McQuade (’91), Professor from Practice, Law School

Elizabeth Moje, Dean, George Herbert Mead Collegiate Professor of Education and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, School of Education; Faculty Associate, Institute for Social Research; Faculty Affiliate in Latino/a Studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Jenny Rickard, Project Senior Manager, Law School 

Nia Vogel, Juris Doctor Candidate, Law School

Sarah Zearfoss (’92), Senior Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid, Law School

The committee will be working with Rosa Morris and Josh Ward, Ph.D. at the executive search firm Korn Ferry.  They are both senior client partners in their Global Education Practice who have extensive experience with law dean searches. 

At the first meeting, the Provost charged the committee to conduct a broad search and present an unranked slate of recommended candidates.  “I look forward to the selection of a new dean who will further enhance the School’s research and education,” said McCauley. “This is an important search and I welcome your support in the process.” 

Nominations for Dean may be submitted to Josh Ward at [email protected]

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