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Faculty News & Scholarship

Professor Bernadette Atuahene Named a 2019 Soros Equality Fellow

Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Bernadette Atuahene has been named a 2019 Soros Equality Fellow. The Soros Equality Fellowship program supports innovators and risk-takers striving to create and develop new ways of tackling the systemic causes and symptoms of racial disparity and discrimination.

Professors Sergio Gamonal C. (left) and César Rosado Marzán and co-authored Principled Labor Law: U.S. Labor Law through a Latin American Method (Oxford University Press 2019).

Professor Rosado Marzán Wins Best Book Award From Bar Association Of Puerto Rico

Professor César Rosado Marzán and Chilean law professor Sergio Gamonal C. will receive the Simón Bolívar best book of the year award from the Bar Association of Puerto Rico for Principled Labor Law: U.S. Labor Law through a Latin American Method (2019).

Professor Christopher W. Schmidt Selected as an American Bar Foundation Research Professor

Christopher W. Schmidt, professor of law and associate dean for faculty development at Chicago-Kent College of Law, has been appointed as one of the American Bar Foundation’s three new research professors beginning in fall 2019. He will hold the position jointly with his professorship at Chicago-Kent.

Book cover for "Why Don't We Defend Better?"

New Book Proposes Better Risk Management For Data Breaches

Professor Richard Warner and Professor Robert Sloan, head of the computer science department at the University of Illinois at Chicago, combine issues of technology, business, risk management, and legal liability in their new book Why Don't We Defend Better?: Data Breaches, Risk Management, and Public Policy (2019).

Professor Felice Batlan named Co-Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Legal History

Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Felice Batlan has been appointed co-editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Legal History. The American Journal of Legal History is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal that publishes outstanding scholarship on all facets and periods of legal history, with a focus on American legal history.

Jean M. Wenger, director of the law library and senior lecturer at Chicago-Kent College of Law, has been elected as a member of the executive board of the International Association of Law Libraries.

Wenger Joins the IALL Board of Directors

Jean M. Wenger, director of the Chicago-Kent law library and senior lecturer, has been elected as a member of the executive board of the International Association of Law Libraries. Her term, which runs from 2019 to 2022, begins in November at the IALL’s 38th annual course in Sydney.

Professor Anita K. Krug has been selected to lead Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Anita Krug Named Dean of Chicago-Kent College of Law

Anita K. Krug, D. Wayne and Anne Gittinger Professor of Law at the University of Washington School of Law, has been selected to lead the law school. The first woman to permanently hold the office of Chicago-Kent dean, she will begin her term on August 1. 

From left: Yongyi Yang, Lori Andrews, Madhavan Nayar (M.S. IE ’68), and Miles Wernick at the Nayar Prize announcement February 6, 2019

Prof. Lori Andrews and her teammates selected as Nayar Prize II finalists

Distinguished Professor Lori Andrews and Illinois Tech professors Yongyi Yang and Miles Wernick—pictured here with Madhavan Nayar—have been selected as Nayar Prize II finalists for their Data-Driven Crime Prevention Program.

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