Black Lawyers Matter 2021 - Session Recordings - Session 1


Agenda and Session Recordings

12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. ET
Session 1: Who is Educating and Supporting Tomorrow’s Lawyers? A Roundtable Discussion on Hiring and Developing a Diverse and Culturally Competent Faculty

Session Description:
Faculty members serve as educators, role models, and mentors. What are the best practices in hiring and development to build and retain faculty that can support the achievement of minoritized students during law school? Topics included current demographics; tenure and promotion standards; unequal service responsibilities on diverse faculty; and hiring practices including reliance on fellowship programs and growing publication expectations for entry-level faculty.

Leonard M. Baynes, University of Houston School of Law

Adrienne Davis, Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
Meera Deo, Southwestern School of Law – Los Angeles
Kevin Johnson, University of California-Davis School of Law
Trevor W. Morrison, New York University School of Law
Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Boston University School of Law
Christina D. Ponsa-Kraus, Columbia Law School
Sudha Setty, Western New England University School of Law

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