Lesley Wexler has been named the new associate dean for academic affairs for the University of Illinois College of Law. Wexler joins Vikram Amar (dean), Margareth Etienne (associate dean for graduate and international programs), and Jennifer Robbennolt (associate dean for research) on the senior administration team.
Wexler, who joined the faculty in 2010, teaches and writes about torts, international humanitarian law, human rights law, and sex discrimination. Professor Wexler specializes in those legal areas that reflect the movement of anti-discrimination and humanitarian norms through domestic law, international law, social movements, and corporations. Before coming to Illinois, Professor Wexler taught at the Florida State University College of Law. Prior to teaching at Florida State, she spent two years at the University of Chicago Law School as a Bigelow Fellow and Lecturer on Law.