Dean Riddle joined Albany Law School in November 2018. Previously he served as Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the John Marshall Law School, Chicago. Before that he worked at the Widener University Delaware Law School, Wilmington. He has a J.D. from Widener, and an M.B.A. from Philadelphia University. He received the 2017-2018 Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Diversity Leadership Award, and is a frequent speaker in the area of diversity, recently delivering the keynote speech at the 2017 National Diversity Prelaw Conference.