University of Houston Law Center Professor Meredith Duncan '93
University of Houston Law Center Professor Renee Knake Jefferson
Sept. 1, 2020 - University of Houston Law Center professors Meredith Duncan and Renee Knake Jefferson were appointed to the West Academic Publishing Advisory Board in August.
Duncan, the George Butler Research Professor of Law and Assistant Dean of Diversity, Inclusion and Metropolitan Programs, is a 1993 graduate of the Law Center and joined the faculty in 1998. She teaches Torts, Professional Responsibility, and Criminal Law and oversees the award-winning Pre-Law Pipeline Program. She has been nationally recognized for her law teaching in the Harvard University Press book, “What the Best Law Teachers Do.”
"I am so honored and humbled that West Academic Publishing, the leader in legal materials in both print and digital formats, selected me to serve on its prestigious advisory board,” Duncan said. “I hope to be able to use my expertise and experience to enhance its efforts to maintain and continue its leadership in this field.”
Knake Jefferson, the Joanne and Larry Doherty Chair in Legal Ethics joined the faculty in 2016 and teaches Constitutional Law, Professional Responsibility, and a seminar on Gender, Law, Leadership, and Power. She is the director of Outcomes and Assessments at the Law Center, which develops and implements policies for compliance with the American Bar Association standards on student learning.
"I’m honored to be invited to join this prestigious advisory board, and especially pleased that West Academic Publishing selected two University of Houston Law faculty members to join the select group of just 10 advisors, which evidences the University’s strong commitment to faculty research and scholarship," Knake Jefferson said.