Dr. Hari M. Osofsky has been appointed dean of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and the Myra and James Bradwell Professor, effective Aug. 1.
Osofsky is currently the dean of Penn State Law and the Penn State School of International Affairs and Distinguished Professor of Law, professor of international affairs and professor of geography.
Osofsky is known for her work around diversity, equity and inclusion at Penn State Law and the Penn State School of International Affairs.
Her leadership roles have included serving as president of the Association for Law, Property, and Society; chair of the American Association of Law School’s Sections on Property and on International Law; and a member of the Dean’s Steering Committee of the American Association of Law Schools, Executive Council of the American Society of International Law and the International Law Association’s Committee on the Legal Principles of Climate Change.
Osofsky holds bachelor’s degrees with distinction in philosophy and studies in the environment from Yale University, a law degree from Yale Law School and a Ph.D. in geography from the University of Oregon.