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Dean named for Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

Colin Crawford
Colin Crawford

Begins Jan. 1, 2018

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 27, 2017) — Colin Crawford has been named dean of the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, effective Jan.1, 2018, the University of Louisville announced today.

Crawford is currently the Robert C. Cudd Professor of Environment Law at Tulane University. He also directs Tulane’s International Development Studies in the School of Liberal Arts and the Payson Graduate Program in Global Development in the School of Law.

Crawford, a native of Denver, joined Tulane in 2010. He previously taught at Georgia State University College of Law where he founded and co-directed the Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth. He has been a visiting professor at many universities, including the University of the Andes in Bogotá, Colombia; the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil; the Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, also in Brazil; and the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

He was a Fulbright scholar at the Technological Institute of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. During the current spring semester, he is visiting at the Carlos III University in Madrid, Spain, where he holds that university’s Santander Chair of Excellence.

Crawford earned a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University, a bachelor’s and master’s degree from University of Cambridge and a law degree from Harvard University.