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.

Danielle M. Conway DEAN DANIELLE CONWAY DELIVERS DERRICK BELL LECTURE FOR UNIVERSITY OF OREGON SCHOOL OF LAW

February 2023 — Danielle M. Conway, Dean and Donald J. Farage Professor of Law at Penn State Dickinson Law, was the keynote speaker at the Derrick Bell Lecture on Wednesday, February 1 at University of Oregon School of Law. Full story

Jeffrey A. Dodge DEAN DODGE ELECTED TO SERVE IN AALS LEADERSHIP ROLE; MODERATED PROGRAMS AT ANNUAL MEETING

January 2023 — At the 2023 AALS Annual Meeting Jeffrey A. Dodge, Associate Dean for Academic and Student Services, Assistant Professor of Law and Joseph H. Goldstein Faculty Scholar, was elected to serve as the chair of the Student Services Section. Over the past few years Dean Dodge served as vice chair and chair-elect of the section. Full story

Samantha Prince PROFESSOR SAMANTHA PRINCE INTERVIEWED ON THE BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP PODCAST

December 2022 — Professor Samantha J. Prince joined host Andrew Jennings of the Business Scholarship Podcast to discuss her recent article, “Megacompany Employee Churn Meets 401(k) Vesting Schedules: A Sabotage on Workers’ Retirement Wealth.” Full story

Samantha Prince PROFESSOR SAMANTHA PRINCE AND STUDENTS FILE PUBLIC COMMENTS WITH U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

December 2022 — Professor Samantha J. Prince joined members of her student research team, Taylor Haberle and Lauren E. Stahl, in a public comment responding to the Department of Labor’s proposal to modify the test for determining employee or independent contractor classification under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Full story

ALI logo PROFESSOR DARYL LIM ELECTED TO MEMBERSHIP IN THE AMERICAN LAW INSTITUTE

December 2022 — The American Law Institute (ALI) elected Professor Daryl Lim to its membership in December. Full story

Daryl Lim PROFESSOR DARYL LIM JOINS SCHOLARS FOR ROUNDTABLE ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

December 2022 — Professor Daryl Lim joined a group of scholars for the Sunwater Institute/George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School Center Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy (C-IP2) Roundtable on Property. Full story

CGI logo PROFESSOR DARYL LIM JOINS GROUP FOR VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE

December 2022 — Professor Daryl Lim joined an interdisciplinary and international group of scholars, practitioners, and corporate counsel for The Classical Liberal Institute at NYU Law School’s “The Battle Over Patents Roundtable.” Full story

Mae Quinn EXPANDING EXPERIENTIAL: CIVIL PROCEDURE COURSE HOSTS CLASS ACTION REPRESENTATIVE

December 2022 — In the final substantive class for the semester, Associate Dean for Experiential Education Mae C. Quinn helped 1L students to experience first-hand the impact of Rule 23 class action litigation by hosting former class representative Norman Brown as a guest. Full story

Mae Quinn CLINIC-SCHOLAR CONVERSATIONS: ASSOCIATE DEAN MAE C. QUINN FACILITATES CLINICAL LAW REVIEW WRITERS’ WORKSHOP SESSION

December 2022 — Associate Dean for Experiential Education Mae C. Quinn was tapped to serve as a senior scholar facilitator for this fall’s Clinical Law Review Writers’ Workshop at New York University Law School. Full story

Mae Quinn ASSOCIATE DEAN MAE QUINN SERVES AS KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT SYRACUSE LAW SCHOOL YOUTH JUSTICE EVENT

December 2022 — Associate Dean for Experiential Education Mae C. Quinn was the invited luncheon keynote speaker this semester at Syracuse Law School’s Raise the Age Summit, an event focused on policy changes to raise the maximum age for juvenile court matters to 18 to reduce the number of youth charged as adults in New York. Full story