Law Teaching Program Announces Newest Faculty Appointments


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September 17, 2008 (NEW YORK) -- Columbia
Law School’s Program on Careers in Law and Teaching grooms graduates and associates for careers as law professors. Program co-directors Professors Carol Sanger and Trevor W. Morrison are pleased to announce that the following individuals received faculty appointments:

Thomas Antkowiak ’03
: Seattle University Law School

Associate Deepa Badrinarayana: Chapman University (Orange, Calif.)

Matthew Charity ’99: Western New England College School of Law (Springfield, Mass.)
Caroline Mala Corbin ’01: University of Miami Law School

Yasmin Abdullah Dawood ’97: University of Toronto Faculty of Law

Associate Katharina de la Durantaye: St. John’s University School of Law (Queens, N.Y.)
Genevieve Hebert Fajardo ’97: St. Mary’s University School of Law (San Antonio, Texas)

David Flatto ’97: Penn State Dickinson School of Law (Carlisle, Penn.)

Rachelle Holmes ’02: George Mason University School of Law (Arlington, Va.)

Aziz Huq ’01:
University of Chicago Law School

Dale Margolin ’04: University of Richmond School of Law (Richmond, Va.)

Osagie Obasogie '02: University of California, Hastings College of Law (San Francisco, Calif.)

Jens Ohlin ’05: Cornell Law School (Ithaca, N.Y.)
The following individuals from the program received visiting assistant professor positions:

Marc DeGirolami ’06 LL.M.: Catholic University Law School

Associate Anil Kalhan: Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law (Philadelphia, Penn.)

Ben Trachtenberg ’05:
Brooklyn Law School

Saul Zipkin ’03: Brooklyn Law School
Among past participants in the program, Tim Casey ’02, LL.M., and former associate Matt Rossman were granted full professor status at Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland. Also, Aaron Saiger ’98 has recently received tenure at Fordham Law School.
Columbia Law School, founded in 1858, stands at the forefront of legal education and of the law in a global society. Columbia Law School joins traditional strengths in international and comparative law, constitutional law, administrative law, business law and human rights law with pioneering work in the areas of intellectual property, digital technology, sexuality and gender, and criminal law.