American University Washington College of Law

Web Address: http://www.wcl.american.edu/
Phone Number: 202.274.4004
Address: 4801 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20016

Current Dean

Roger A. Fairfax, Jr.
2021-07-01 to Current

Previous Deans (populated by deans in the database)

Robert Dinerstein
2020-07-01 to 2021-07-01
Camille A. Nelson
2016-07-25 to 2020-07-01
Claudio M. Grossman
1995-07-01 to 2016-07-24

Deans Who Attended American University Washington College of Law

Name
Degree
Year of Graduation
Anthony W. Crowell
J.D.
1997
Rose Cuison-Villazor
J.D.
2000

Previous Deans
(information provided by American University Washington College of Law)

Name
Tenure as Dean
Elliott Milstein
1994 - 1995
Claudio Grossman (Acting)
1993 - 1994
Elliott Milstein (Acting)
1988 - 1993
Frederick R. Anderson
1985 - 1988
Thomas Buergenthal
1980 - 1985
Robert Goldman (Acting)
1979 - 1980
Nicholas Kittrie
1977 - 1979
Gordon A. Christenson
1971 - 1977
Robert E. Goostree (Acting)
1970 - 1971
B.J. Tennery
1967 - 1970
John Sherman Myers
1956 - 1967
David R. Bookstaver
1951 - 1956
Horatio R. Rogers
1947 - 1951
Helen Arthur-Adair
1943 - 1947
Grace Hays Riley
1926 - 1943
Laura Hopkins Halsey
1925 - 1926
Emma M. Gillett (Acting) *
1924 - 1925
Elizabeth Harris *
1923 - 1924
Emma M. Gillett (Founder)
1914 - 1923
Ellen Spencer Mussey (Founder) *
1898 - 1914

* Deceased


Additional Positions

Academic DeanAnthony E. Varona and Christine Farley