Boston Alumni Reception and Welcome to Dean Carlarne
Generously hosted by Jack Withiam Jr., Class of 1974, Member, Albany Law School Board of Trustees
Wednesday, October 25, 2023
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
The Union League Club
38 E 37th St, New York, NY 10016
You are invited to meet Albany Law School’s 19th President and Dean, Cinnamon P. Carlarne, and enjoy an evening of connecting with NYC-area alumni and friends. We also look forward to welcoming our newest young alumni, the Class of 2023, to this powerful alumni network. This NYC alumni reception is a great tradition started many years ago by our generous host, Jack Withiam Jr. ’74, and remains one of the best opportunities for Albany Law School alumni to connect and expand their personal and professional networks.
About Cinnamon P. Carlarne
Dean Carlarne joined Albany Law School in July and comes to us from The Ohio State University Moritz School of Law where she was the Associate Dean for Faculty & Intellectual Life. She joined Ohio State in 2011 as a faculty member, and was named the Robert J. Lynn Chair in Law in 2022. She served as the Associate Dean for Faculty & Intellectual Life for four years.
Dean Carlarne is a leading international expert in environmental and climate change law policy. She has a deep commitment to environmental equity and social justice. She has authored several books and dozens of scholarly articles on climate change law and policy, Domestic and International Environmental Law, and Oceans and Human Health and Well-being. She was the Harold Woods Research Fellow in Environmental Law at Wadham College, Oxford from 2006-08 and returned to Wadham as the Keeley Visiting Fellow in 2019.
Dean Carlarne has a Bachelor of Arts degree as a University Scholar from Baylor University and a J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. She also holds a Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) and a master’s degree in environmental change and management from the University of Oxford. Prior to her career in higher education, she was an associate attorney in the Energy, Land Use, and Environment section at the Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld Law Firm in Washington, D.C.