Alicia Ouellette will become the associate dean for faculty scholarship and professional development, effective April 1, 2013, and Rosemary Queenan will succeed her as interim associate dean for student affairs after Commencement in May.
In her new role, Associate
Dean Ouellette will work with all members of the faculty to support
scholarly production, excellent teaching and meaningful service. She
will also continue to serve in her current role as associate dean for
student affairs through Commencement on May 17, 2013, thereby ensuring
continuity for the graduating class.
A leading scholar in the field of bioethics, Associate Dean Ouellette recently published the book Bioethics and Disability: Toward a Disability-Conscious Bioethics,
which takes on the tension between disability rights scholars and
bioethicists, and she teaches Constitutional Law, Bioethics Seminar, and
Human Reproduction: Legal and Moral Issues at the law school. She is
also a professor of bioethics at the Union Graduate College/Mt. Sinai
School of Medicine Program in Bioethics.
Professor Queenan, who joined the Albany Law School
faculty in 2007, teaches Introduction to Lawyering, as well as Drafting
and New York Practice II. She presents frequently at academic workshops
and conferences on legal education and writing, among other topics. She
began teaching in 1999 as an adjunct faculty member at New York Law
School, where she taught Legal Reasoning, Writing & Research,
Written and Oral Advocacy and Drafting Contracts.