Faculty Impact

Our faculty is engaged in a constant quest for knowledge and wisdom it can share with our students as well as with the legal profession, scholars, policy makers, and others, consistent with Penn State’s role as a world-class research university.

Sarah Williams PROFESSOR WILLIAMS TO PRESENT HER LEGAL RESEARCH AT THE 2022 NATIONAL BUSINESS LAW SCHOLARS CONFERENCE

May 2022 — Professor Sarah Williams has accepted an invitation to present her work-in-progress, Regulatory Personhood: The Elixir For Auditor Oversight Redundancy Between the SEC and the PCAOB, at the 2022 National Business Law Scholars Conference (NBLSC) to be held June 16 and 17 at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. This annual conference draws legal scholars from across the U.S. and around the world. Read more

Samantha Prince PROFESSOR PRINCE’S ARTICLE ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION BY YALE LAW & POLICY REVIEW

April 2022—Professor Samantha Prince’s article, “Megacompany Employee Churn Meets 401(k) Vesting Schedules: A Sabotage on Workers’ Retirement Wealth,” was accepted for publication by the Yale Law & Policy Review. Her article will appear as the lead article in its Fall 2022 issue. Read more

Dermot Groome PENN STATE DICKINSON LAW PROFESSOR DERMOT GROOME RECEIVES THE 2022 PRESIDENT'S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN ACADEMIC INTEGRATION FROM PENN STATE UNIVERSITY

April 13, 2022 — Dermot Groome, professor of law and Harvey A. Feldman Distinguished Faculty Scholar at Penn State Dickinson Law, has been awarded the 2022 President’s Award for Excellence in Academic Integration. Read more

Samantha Prince PROFESSOR SAMANTHA PRINCE PRESENTED ARTICLE AT 25TH ANNUAL CRITICAL TAX CONFERENCE

April 2022 — Professor Samantha Prince presented her article on the disparate impact that employee churn has on retirement wealth of people of color and lower income workers. Read more

Laurel S. Terry PROFESSOR EMERITA LAUREL S. TERRY RECEIVES THE 2022 RAMBO AWARD

March 2022 — Professor Laurel S. Terry, who is the H. Laddie Montague Jr. Chair in Law and Professor of Law Emerita, recently received the 2022 Hon. Sylvia H. Rambo Award during a ceremony held at Penn State Dickinson Law.  The Rambo Award is presented annually by the Penn State Dickinson Law Women’s Law Caucus to a woman in the legal profession who has had a distinguished career and who, by example, has made the professional success of other women more likely. Full story

Book cover DICKINSON LAW PROFESSOR DERMOT GROOME OFFERS RESOURCES ON INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW

March 24, 2022 — Penn State Dickinson Law launched Justice for Ukraine, a webpage where those working for justice in Ukraine can come to access important resources and information they will need. Read more

 

Samantha Prince PROFESSOR SAMANTHA PRINCE TO PRESENT AT WIDENER COMMONWEALTH LAW SCHOOL

March 2022 — On April 19, 2022, Professor Samantha Prince will present her article on the disparate impact that employee churn has on retirement wealth at Widener Commonwealth Law School. Full story

Laurel S. Terry PROFESSOR EMERITA TERRY PARTICIPATES IN ABA PMBR ROUNDTABLE FOR SMALLER-POPULATION STATES

March 2022 — Professor Laurel S. Terry, who is the H. Laddie Montague Jr. Chair in Law and Professor of Law Emerita, recently participated in an online Proactive Management Based Regulation (PMBR) Roundtable hosted by the ABA Standing Committee on Professional Regulation. Full story

Samantha Prince PROFESSOR PRINCE PRESENTS AT THE PENNSYLVANIA OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL’S CLE WEBINAR “WRITING & LITIGATION WORKSHOP”

March 2022 — Professor Samantha Prince presented at a live virtual CLE event titled “Writing & Litigation Workshop” given by The Office of General Counsel (“OGC”). Full story

Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity PROFESSOR MAKHLOUF SELECTED TO JOIN THE ADVISORY BOARD FOR THE ATLANTIC FELLOWS FOR HEALTH EQUITY PROGRAM

March 2022 — Professor Medha D. Makhlouf was selected to join the Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity (AFHE) Senior Fellows Advisory Board. The Board plays an important role in developing and informing AFHE program initiatives and building a vibrant community of Senior Fellows, all of whom have completed the fellowship program. Professor Makhlouf completed the program in 2020. Full story