Professor Powell named Dean for Research for 2016

Brandeis School of Law Dean Susan Duncan has announced that Professor Cedric Powell has agreed to be the Dean for Research next year.
“Professor Powell's reputation nationally as an excellent scholar and his mentoring experience makes him a great choice,” said Dean Duncan.

Professor Powell has been a lead primary commentator/panelist for the annual John Mercer Langston Black Male Faculty Writing Workshops, and has also spearheaded the Charles Parrish Brother-to-Brother Initiative on campus, which helps recruit, retain and promote African American male staff, faculty and administrators.

Dean Duncan will work with Professor Powell to bring speakers to the law school on a variety of topics. Professor Powell succeeds Professor John Cross in this role.