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Professor Collins Elected President of the Consortium for Undergraduate Law and Justice Programs

Paul Collins was elected President of the Consortium for Undergraduate Law and Justice Programs. The Consortium is the world’s largest organization for colleges and universities that have undergraduate programs focused on the interdisciplinary study of law and justice. It serves as a clearinghouse for information about teaching in and administering these programs and hosts a biennial conference on legal studies undergraduate education, among other activities.

On his election, Collins said, “I am deeply honored to serve as President of the Consortium. I look forward to working with colleagues from colleges and universities throughout the globe to enhance undergraduate law and justice education. Now, perhaps more than ever, we need students who are trained to engage in the critical analysis of law and society and who will offer solutions to the world’s pressing problems.”

Prior to being elected President, Collins served as Vice President under Jinee Lokaneeta (Drew University), and as a member of the Board of Directors. Other past presidents include Renee Cramer (Drake University), Jon Gould (Arizona State University), Valerie Hans (Cornell Law School), and Austin Sarat (Amherst College).

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