Election Law Academics Update

Here’s my yearly roundup of election law academic hires, promotions moves, visits, accolades.

Barry Burden has been appointed the inaugural Director of the Elections Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Yasmin Dawood received tenure and was promoted to associate professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto

Michael Dimino has been promoted to Professor of Law at Widener-Harrisburg.

Jim Gardner has been named interim dean at Buffalo.

Beth Garrett was named president-elect of Cornell University.

Thad Kousser was promoted to Professor at UC San Diego, and served as the 2015 Fulbright Flinders University Distinguished Chair in American Political Science in Adelaide, Australia.

Michael McDonald moved to the University of Florida.

David Schleicher will move to Yale Law School in July.

David Schultz of Hamline University and the University of Minnesota was the 2013 winner of the  Leslie A. Whittington Excellence in Teaching Award. This national teaching award, given to one professor per year by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), recognizes professors who make outstanding contributions to public policy education.

Congratulations all!

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