Associate Dean Howland Elected to International Association of Law Schools Board of Governors

Associate Dean for Information and Technology Joan Howland was recently elected to the Board of Governors of the International Association of Law Schools (IALS).

The IALS is a learned society dedicated to serving the global legal education community. The primary mission of the association is the improvement of global legal education including fostering mutual understanding of and respect for the world's changing legal systems and cultures as a contribution to justice and international cooperation.

Howland also serves as co-chair of the IALS Evaluation, Assistance, and Certification Committee.

Howland is nationally recognized for her work in legal education, legal history, law and technology, American Indian Law, legal research, and law librarianship. She teaches American Indian Legal History and a seminar on Magna Carta and the Evolution of Anglo-American Law. In 1996, she received the Roger F. Noreen Chair at the Law School. Professor Howland also has taught Law and Business at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

Joan Howland
Roger F. Noreen Professor of Law
Associate Dean for Information and Technology