Investiture of Penelope Andrews as the John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law

november 2023

tue14nov6:30 pmtue8:30 pmInvestiture of Penelope Andrews as the John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law

Event Details

New York Law School Dean and President Anthony W. Crowell cordially invites you to celebrate the appointment of Penelope Andrews as the John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law.

DATE: Tuesday, November 14, 2023

TIME: 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

LOCATION:
New York Law School
Auditorium
185 West Broadway,
New York, NY 10013

Penelope Andrews joined New York Law School in January 2019 and teaches constitutional law, torts, professional responsibility, and race and the law. She is also Director of NYLS’s Racial Justice Project.

Professor Andrews began her teaching career at Australia’s La Trobe University, where she taught for eight years, before moving to the City University of New York School of Law, where she taught for 15 years. She has held visiting appointments at law schools across the U.S. and internationally and held senior leadership posts, including serving as the first Black Dean at the University of Cape Town Faculty of Law and the first female Dean and President of Albany Law School.

Professor Andrews is active in international collaborative research and mentoring networks and committed to ensuring the relevance of law and society scholarship to global academic communities. She is an editor of the International Journal of Law in Context, the Human Rights and the Global Economy E-Journal, and the African Law E-Journal.

She’s authored books and articles focusing on comparative constitutional law, gender and racial equality, human rights, the judiciary, and legal education. She is working on a manuscript, Law, Politics and the #MeToo Movement.

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Please contact communications@nyls.edu for more information.