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New Academic Administration Appointments at the Lincoln Alexander School of Law

We are so pleased to share two new academic administrative leadership appointments at the Lincoln Alexander School of Law: Graham Hudson as Associate Dean, Academic and Sari Graben as Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies.
June 30, 2021

Dr. Graham Hudson

Associate Dean, Academic

Graham served as a member of the law school's Originating Committee, which applied the university's innovative approach to learning, commitment to equity, and entrepreneurial spirit to the development of our JD program. Graham has also been engaged as a cross-appointed faculty member of the law school since 2019 and as JD Program Director since February 2021. In his new role as Associate Dean, Academic, Graham will assist in providing academic and administrative leadership in support of the law school's academic and curricular priorities. He will provide direct oversight for the development and delivery of our JD program including priorities related to curriculum design, academic quality, learning goals and outcomes, and academic and teaching engagement. Grah will also collaborate on experiential learning, student engagement, as well as student success and retention initiatives. Recognized for his ability to cultivate strong relationships with colleagues and students, we look forward to seeing Graham leverage his knowledge and skills to advance this portfolio.

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Dr. Sari Graben

Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies

As many of you know, Sari has been involved with the law school since 2016, having served as a member of the Originating Committee where she helped to design our JD curriculum including the co-teaching model and aspects of the Integrated Practice Curriculum. Sari also recently completed a one-year appointment as interim Associate Dean, Academic, Research and Graduate Studies in 2020-21. In her new role, Sari will assist in providing academic and administrative leadership in support of the law school's research and graduate studies priorities. She will engage in strategic planning; provide oversight to the implementation of externally-funded research projects; support new faculty members in achieving research objectives; and foster a culture of excellence in research and scholarship graduate, certificate and professional programming. With a solid foundation built over the past year and an impressive vision for the future, we are very excited about the lasting contributions that Sari will make in this new role.

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To learn about Graham's and Sari's research, teaching, and administrative experiences, please click on their names above.

As we celebrate these appointments, we extend our appreciation to the dedicated members of the appointment committees who contributed their time and thoughtful input into the selection process.