Alumni Q & A: Johanna Bond ’96, Incoming Dean of Rutgers Law School

Johanna Bond ‘96 is the Sydney and Frances Lewis Professor of Law  at Washington and Lee University School of Law. She will become the new dean of Rutgers Law School on July 1, 2023.

She recently spoke with Minnesota Law about the importance of law schools providing high-quality, accessible legal education to a diverse range of students. She also discussed how Minnesota Law helped develop her future leadership skills through experiential learning opportunities in human rights law and social justice work that took her all over the globe. While she doesn’t officially start her new
role as dean of Rutgers Law until July, Bond is enthusiastic about her new role and building strong connections with faculty, staff, alumni, and students that highlight the public mission of her law school.