Lori B. Andrews, Director
Lori Andrews is a Distinguished Professor of Law at IIT Chicago-Kent and Director of the Institute for Science, Law & Technology (ISLAT). Named one of National Law Journal's "100 Most Influential Lawyers in America," Professor Andrews has been involved in setting policies for genetic and reproductive technologies both in the U.S. and abroad. She also has written a series of genetic thrillers, Sequence, The Silent Assassin and Immunity. She earned a B.A. from Yale College and a J.D. from Yale Law School. Read more
Sarah Blenner, Director of the Center for Diabetes Research and Policy
Sarah Blenner is the Director of the Center for Diabetes Research and Policy at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. Sarah advocates for individuals with diabetes in the school, day care, and prison settings and works to ensure appropriate diabetes-related policies are implemented. She also helps facilitate interdisciplinary projects at IIT. Sarah received her Juris Doctor from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and her Master of Public Health from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She received her Bachelor of Arts with high honors from Emory University.
Adam Rouse, Legal Fellow
Adam Rouse is the Legal Fellow for the Institute of Science, Law, and Technology at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. During his J.D. program Adam spent time teaching high school students their constitutional rights and responsibilities as a Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Fellow. Adam's written works include the intersection of attribution of hostile cyber activities with the law of armed conflict, the use of drones in domestic law enforcement, internet privacy and regulation, and space law and policy. Adam earned a B.A., summa cum laude, from Argosy University, a J.D., magna cum laude, from Arizona Summit Law School, and an LL.M. in Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications Law from the University of Nebraska College of Law.
Nadia Daneshvar, Research Fellow
Nadia Daneshvar is a Research Fellow at the Center for Diabetes Research and Policy and the Institute for Science, Law & Technology. Her research interests include the ethical implications of new health care technologies and public health policies effecting youth. Nadia received her Master of Public Health from the University of Illinois at Chicago and her Bachelor of Arts from Franklin & Marshall College.
ISLAT Research Assistants
Undergraduate and law students play an integral role in ISLAT projects. Students have the opportunity to undertake research, draft memoranda and articles on a variety of topics, work on grant projects, and work closely with ISLAT faculty and staff. Students learn to critically evaluate sources, conduct sophisticated research to find additional resources, draft documents with accuracy and incorporate their legal analysis, and function in a fast paced professional atmosphere.