Each year since 2006, Albany Law has presented the
faculty member who demonstrates an unparalleled dedication to the students of Albany Law School through his or her teaching with the Excellence in Teaching Award.
Dean Mayer received the award in large part due to her versatility in
teaching law students, ranging from lecture halls to after-class
discussions, integrating state-of-the-art technology with traditional
teaching. Before taking the role of associate dean for academic affairs,
she has served as associate dean for student affairs, and director of the
Clinical Legal Studies Program. See Dean Mayer's faculty page.
Since joining the law school's faculty in 1978, Professor Deutsch has
taught thousands of students in Constitutional Law and Contracts. He is
also innovative in his classroom, including using electronic polling to
motivate class participation. See Professor Deutsch's faculty page.
More information on this award winner coming soon. See Professor Mann's faculty page.
My immediate reaction to the question "Why do you teach?" is "If given the opportunity, why wouldn't I teach?" Despite being occasionally intimidating, teaching is a challenge, a joy, privilege, and an
See Professor Moore's faculty page.
More information on this award winner coming soon. See Professor Connors' faculty page.
"I consider it a great privilege to teach here at Albany Law
School given the extraordinary commitment of our students and the
fact that following graduation many of them will fill the most
important government and private sector positions in the state of New York.
Teaching also fuels my scholarship, giving me a chance to develop ideas in
conversation with students and to test drive new theories to make sure that
they are understandable and grounded in the practical concerns of legal
practice." - Professor Lytton
See Professor Lytton's faculty page.