Hofstra Faculty Member Makes History With Appointment to Suffolk Law Deanship

Professor Camille Nelson has been named dean of Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts effective September 1, 2010.

Professor Nelson will be the first woman and the first person of color to hold the position of dean in Suffolk Law School’s 104-year history. Professor Nelson is a widely recognized scholar in the field of critical race theory and cultural studies. Her writings are respected for both their insights and creativity.

Before joining Hofstra Law in fall 2009, Professor Nelson was a visiting faculty member at Washington University in Saint Louis School of Law where she was the Dean’s Distinguished Scholar in Residence. From 2000-2009, she was a faculty member at Saint Louis University School of Law.

To read more about Professor Nelson’s new role, read news articles from The National Law Journal and the Boston Globe.

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