Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Tax Prof Nancy Staudt, Vice Dean for Faculty & Academic Affairs and Edward G. Lewis Chair in Law and Public Policy at USC, has been named dean of the Washington University School of Law, effective May 15:
“Nancy Staudt is a great addition to the academic leadership team at Washington University, and our School of Law will be able to enhance its quality, impact and stature under her leadership. I am thrilled she has accepted our invitation to join us as dean of law,” [Chancellor Mark] Wrighton said. ...
Staudt is excited about returning to the Washington University law school, where she served as professor from 2000-06. “This is a wonderful moment in time to rejoin Washington University – one of the most thriving and exciting academic communities in the country today,” Staudt said. ...
Nancy Staudt’s partner, Lee Epstein, PhD, Provost Professor of Law and Public Policy at USC, also will rejoin WUSTL as a university professor. “Dr. Epstein’s scholarly work and teaching at Washington University will add significantly to our academic strength, and we are delighted that she is returning to Washington University to continue her distinguished career with us,” Wrighton added.
(Hat Tip: Francine Lipman.)