Tuesday, September 15, 2015

FAMU Law dean search down to three finalists

L-R: Willajeanne McLean, Darryll Jones, and Angela Felecia Epps
The search for a permanent dean for the FAMU College of Law is down to three finalists. The candidates are Willajeanne McLean, Darryll Jones, and Angela Felecia Epps.

Willajeanne McLean is a professor of law at the University of Connecticut School of Law in Hartford, Conn. She was the interim dean of the UCONN law school during the 2012-2013 school year.

McLean earned a B.A. from Wellesley College, a B.S. from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, a J.D. from Fordham Law School, and an LL.M. from the Free University of Brussels.

Darryll Jones is a professor of law and the current interim dean of the FAMU College of Law. He previously served as associate dean for academic affairs from 2011-2015 and associate dean for research and faculty development from 2009-2011 at FAMU Law. He was also the associate dean for academic affairs at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law from 2003-2006.

Jones has an LL.M  and a J.D. from the University of Florida. He was a semi-finalist for the deanship of the UF law school earlier this year. UF decided to hire another candidate.  

Angela Felecia Epps is a current associate dean of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen Law School. She has held the position since 2008.

Epps earned a bachelor’s degree from Cornell College and a J.D. from Creighton University.

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