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  • Susan Lawrence
  • Associate Professor, Vice Dean for Undergraduate Education
  • Subfield: Public Law
  • slawrence@sas.rutgers.edu
  • Office: 35 College Ave
  • Phone: 848-932-2637
  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Specialties:

    Law and Politics

  • Graduate Content:
  • Program in Public Law
  • Bio:

    As Vice Dean for Undergraduate Education in the School of Arts and Sciences, Lawrence oversees arts and sciences education for over 20,000 students, undergraduate curriculum and policy, advising and academic services, programs for special populations such as Honors, transfer, first-generation, and international students, faculty development in teaching and learning, assessment, and strategic planning. Building on a record of scholarship in public law, she publishes on leadership in higher education and related issues.

  • Publications:

    “Stakeholder Views of Higher Education’s Missions,” in A Guide for Leaders in Higher Education: Core Concepts, Competencies, and Tools. B. Ruben, R. De Lisi, and R. Gigliotti, ed. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing. 2016. Winner of the 2018 Sue DeWine Distinguished Scholarly Book Award, by the Applied Communication Division of the National Communication Association (NCA). New edition with revisions, 2021.

    with Richard De Lisi, “Informal Leadership,” in A Guide for Leaders in Higher Education: Core Concepts, Competencies, and Tools. B. Ruben, R. De Lisi, and R. Gigliotti, ed. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing. 2016. Winner of the 2018 Sue DeWine Distinguished Scholarly Book Award, by the Applied Communication Division of the National Communication Association (NCA). New edition with revisions, 2021.

    The Poor in Court: The Legal Services Program and Supreme Court Decision Making. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1990. Received the 1991 C. Herman Pritchett Award, Best Book in Public Law published during the preceding two years, Law, Courts, and Judicial Process Section of the American Political Science Association. Nominated for the first Reginald Heber Smith Book Award, 1998 (open to books published any time in the 20th century), National Equal Justice Library, American University, Washington, D.C.. Selected for initial launch of Princeton Legacy Library, 2014

  • Research:

    Public Law