Four New Associate Professors to Join IU McKinney Law Faculty in Fall 2012
The Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law is honored to welcome four new associate professors who will join the faculty for the fall 2012 semester: Yvonne M. Dutton, Margaret Ryznar, Lea Shaver, and Diana R. H. Winters.
“The new faculty who will be joining us in the fall are an extraordinarily talented and accomplished group of teachers and scholars who bring a great range of experience and perspectives to our classrooms and scholarly mission,” said Dean Gary R. Roberts. “They will be great additions to an already terrific faculty of teacher/scholars and will immediately help to enhance our rising reputation as a great law school.”
Dutton currently is a chair and instructor of lawyering skills at the University of San Diego School of Law. She also has taught as an adjunct at the University of Colorado School of Law, and was a fellow in the Careers in Law Teaching Program at Columbia Law School, where she earned her J.D. and was on the editorial staff for the Columbia Law Review. She also was a Stone Scholar throughout her law school career.
Ryznar is currently an associate at the Washington, D.C.-based firm Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft. She also served as a clerk for the Hon. Myron H. Bright of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit. She received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame Law School, where she was a note editor for the Notre Dame Law Review.
Shaver is associate professor at Hofstra Law School, where she teaches intellectual property, patent law, and transnational law. She received her J.D. from Yale Law School, where she was a Coker Fellow in Constitutional Law and was the submissions and articles editor for the Yale Human Rights & Development Law Journal. She was a Fulbright Scholar at the Centre for Applied Legal Studies at South Africa’s University of the Witwatersand law school. She also served as a summer clerk to the Hon. David F. Hamilton when he was on the bench of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.
Winters is a visiting assistant professor of law and Health Law Scholar at Boston University School of Law, where she has taught environmental law, environmental litigation, and advanced civil procedures. She also worked as a graduate teaching assistant at Harvard University, where she received her Ph.D. in the History of the American Civilization, and a master’s in history. She received her J.D., cum laude, from New York University School of Law, where she received the Dean’s Scholarship throughout her law school career, and was staff editor for the Annual Survey of American Law.