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Rappaport Announces Senior Fellow Residencies Come Fall

New program brings steady stream of top policy professionals into BC Law fold.

Photo/Reba Saldanha State/Federal Tensions in Immigration Enforcement Conference, 8:30-4, Law SChool EW 120. 9:15-9:30: Welcoe Kanstroom. 9:15-9:30: Keynote Martin O'Malley. 9:30-11:00: Panel 1: Judicial Aspects Moderator: BC Law Professor Dan Kanstroom, Panelists: Hon. Beverley Cannone, Mass. Superior Court; Hon. Robert Cordy (ret.), Partner, McDermott Will and Emery; Hon. Nancy Gertner (ret.), Harvard Law SChool. 11:00-11:15: Break. 11:15-12:45: Panel 2: Policy and Legislative Issues; Moderator: Kari Hong; Panelists: Amy Grunder. Massachusetts Immigration and Refugee Advocacy Coalition; Lucas Guttentag, STandford LS; Michael Wishnie, Yale LS. 12:45-1:30: Lunch 1:30-3:00: Panel 3: ACademic Approaches, Moderator: BC Law Prof. Mary Holper; Panelists: Ingrid Eagly, UCLA LAw; Stephen LEgomsky, WAshington U Law; Alicia SChmidt Camacho, Yale University. 3:00-3:15: Final REmarks: KAnstroom. VEnus Chui panel 1 at 9:50. PH: REba Saldhana IN. IN 

Daniel Kanstroom, faculty director of the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy, has announced that BC Law will host Senior Fellows in Residence, a new initiative to connect students, Rappaport Fellows, and faculty with mid-career professionals. These experienced men and women working in fields such as academia, the judiciary, and the nonprofit sector, will each be on campus for one week starting in Fall 2019.

All Senior Fellows will give a public talk organized by the Rappaport Center and open to the community. They will also lead seminars, and even aid as guest lecturers in BC Law classrooms. The expectation is that their residencies will also encourage long-term engagement with the Law School.

“The Senior Fellows in Residence are an outstanding, exciting new addition to our existing programs and research initiatives,” Kanstroom says. “As a diverse, energetic cohort of leading practitioners, activists, and scholars who are deeply engaged with cutting edge issues of law and public policy at the highest levels, they bring tremendous benefits to our community, especially to our students, faculty, staff, and Rappaport Fellows, with whom they will work closely.”

Here’s a list of the fellows as of June 14:

Brittny Saunders (BA, JD, Harvard University), deputy commissioner for strategic initiatives at the New York City Human Right’s Commission and former interim counsel for Mayor Bill de Blasio, here week of Sept. 23.

Zephyr Teachout (BA, Yale; MA, JD, Duke), law professor, author, activist, and former candidate for New York attorney general and governor; here in October.

Lance Freeman (MA, PhD, UNC, Chapel Hill), professor in the Urban Planning Program at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation and former researcher at Mathematica Policy Research in Washington, DC; here week of Nov. 11.