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Leadership

James W. Houck
Interim Dean

James W. Houck joined the Law School in 2012 upon his retirement as the 41st Judge Advocate General of the United States Navy and Vice Admiral. He was the principal military legal counsel to the Secretary of the Navy and Chief of Naval Operations. He led 2,300 attorneys, enlisted legal staff, and civilian employees of the worldwide Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps. Dean Houck is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and has served as a member of the Secretary of Defense's Independent Review Panel on Sexual Assault in the Military, the Hoover Institute's Arctic Security Initiative, and the Easter Seals Command Council, which supports military service members, veterans, their families, and families of the fallen.

Marie T. Reilly
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law

Carla D. Pratt
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Nancy J. LaMont Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law

Gary Gildin
Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Law
Hon. G. Thomas and Anne G. Miller Chair in Advocacy

Tiyanjana Maluwa
Associate Dean for International Affairs & Director, School of International Affairs​

Steven Hinckley
Associate Dean for Library and Information Services and Professor of Law

Russ Shaffer
Assistant Dean for Operations and Planning

Matt Gardner
Assistant Dean for Technology

Keith Elkin
Assistant Dean for Student Services 

Neil Sirota
Assistant Dean for Career Planning and Development 

Amanda DiPolvere
Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid