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2020 AccessLex Legal Education Research Symposium Presentations

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Panel 1: Research and Dissertation Fellows Discussion

  • Nicholas A. Bowman, University of Iowa, "Promoting the Representation and Success of Students from Minoritized Racial Groups at U.S. Law Schools"
  • Willis A. Jones, University of South Florida, "Examining the Determination, Consistency, and Variation of Law School Cost of Living Estimations"
  • Kelly Rosinger, Penn State University, "Exploring the Impact of Test-Flexible Admissions on Law School Diversity and Selectivity"
  • Krista M. Soria, University of Minnesota, "The Role of Financial Factors in Graduate, Professional, and Law Students’ Mental Health, Time to Degree, and Career Interests"

Panel 2: Empirical Insights on Academic and Bar Exam Performance

  • Jessica D. Findley, University of Arizona College of Law
  • John Mayer, CALI
  • Jason Scott, AccessLex Institute
  • Derek T. Muller, University of Iowa College of Law
  • Christopher J. Ryan, Jr., Roger Williams University School of Law

Panel 3: Expanding Support for Underrepresented Populations

  • Elaine Chiu, St. John's University School of Law
  • Kamille Dean, St. John's University School of Law
  • Jessica D. Findley, University of Arizona College of Law
  • Elizabeth Mertz, University of Wisconsin Law School
  • Aida Vernon, St. John's University School of Law

Panel 4: Discussion with the Law Deans Antiracist Clearinghouse Project

  • Meera E. Deo, Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • Danielle M. Conway, Penn State Dickinson Law
  • Danielle Holley-Walker, Howard University School of Law
  • Kimberly Mutcherson, Rutgers University Law School
  • Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Boston University School of Law
  • Carla D. Pratt, Washburn University School of Law