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Dean and Professor of Law, Emory University

Robert Schapiro was named Dean of Emory Law effective July 1, 2012, after serving as Interim Dean for the previous academic year and as a member of the faculty since 1995. Dean Schapiro was previously associate vice provost for academic affairs for Emory University and co-director of Emory Law’s Center on Federalism and Intersystemic Governance. He served as Emory Law’s associate dean of faculty (2006 to 2008) and as associate faculty director for Emory’s Halle Institute for Global Learning (2008 to 2010).

Dean Schapiro received the Emory Williams Distinguished Teaching Award in 2009, the Ben F. Johnson Faculty Excellence Award in 2004, the Most Outstanding Professor Award (as voted on by Emory Law’s graduating class) for the 2000–2001 academic year, and the Professor of the Year Award from the Black Law Students Association in 2001.


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    Dean and Professor of Law , Emory University