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Faculty News & Scholarship
Nancy S. Kim Named Inaugural Michael Paul Galvin Chair in Entrepreneurship and Applied Legal Technology
Law and technology scholar Nancy S. Kim has joined Chicago-Kent as the inaugural Michael Paul Galvin Chair in Entrepreneurship and Applied Legal Technology. In addition to teaching law school courses, she will engage in interdisciplinary research and facilitate law student involvement at the Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship at Illinois Institute of Technology.
President Biden Appoints Martin H. Malin as Chair of the Federal Labor Relations Authority Federal Service Impasses Panel
Professor Emeritus Martin H. Malin has been appointed as chair of the Federal Labor Relations Authority Federal Service Impasses Panel (FSIP) by President Joseph R. Biden. Malin, who recently retired as director of Chicago-Kent’s Institute for Law and the Workplace (ILW), was previously appointed to the Federal Service Impasses Panel under former President Barack Obama in 2009.
Professor Carolyn Shapiro Appointed to Illinois Task Force on Constitutional Rights and Remedies
Carolyn Shapiro, professor and co-director of the Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States, has been appointed to the Illinois Task Force on Constitutional Rights and Remedies. The 19-member task force was created by the Illinois General Assembly to “develop and propose policies and procedures to review and reform constitutional rights and remedies, including qualified immunity for peace officers.”
Business Law Director Wins Graff Teaching Innovation Award
Professor Adrian Walters has been awarded Illinois Institute of Technology’s 2021 Michael J. Graff Teaching and Advising Innovation Award. The award, meant to encourage teaching practices “designed to improve student learning and success,” is given annually to a professor whose teaching reflects notable innovation.
Law Library Director Receives 2021 Agnes and Harvey Reid Award for Outstanding Contribution to Law Librarianship
Jean Wenger was honored with the 2021 Agnes and Harvey Reid Award for Outstanding Contribution to Law Librarianship by the Chicago Association of Law Libraries (CALL). The organization consists of about 200 law librarians who work within Chicago-area law schools, law firms, corporations, courts, and other government entities.
Professor Richard Warner's New Book Warns of “Loss of Self” to Surveillance—and What Can Be Done
In his new book, The Privacy Fix: How to Preserve Privacy in the Onslaught of Surveillance, Professor Richard Warner and co-author Robert Sloan explore the “pervasive investigative gaze” of increasingly ubiquitous surveillance in the modern world, its effect is on the average person, and what can be done about it.
Chicago-Kent Global Professor Graeme Dinwoodie to Be Inducted into IP Hall of Fame
Chicago-Kent College of Law Global Professor of Intellectual Property Law Graeme Dinwoodie has been named as a 2020 inductee into the IP Hall of Fame. The IP Hall of Fame honors outstanding individuals who have made a game-changing, positive impact on the global IP landscape.
Chicago-Kent Professor Bernadette Atuahene Wins the 2020 John Hope Franklin Award from the Law and Society Association
Chicago-Kent Professor Bernadette Atuahene is the recipient of the 2020 John Hope Franklin Award from the Law and Society Association for her article “Predatory Cities.” The annual award recognizes exceptional scholarship in the field of race, racism, and the law.
Chicago-Kent Assistant Professor Greg Reilly Honored with Illinois Tech’s 2020 John W. Rowe University Excellence in Teaching Award
Chicago-Kent College of Law Assistant Professor Greg Reilly is the recipient of Illinois Tech’s 2020 John W. Rowe University Excellence in Teaching Award. The award recognizes faculty who have made notable contributions to their profession and to the university.
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.