Wylie Is Assoc. Law Dean

By Lisa Rogers
Contributing Writer

Norah Wylie, who has served as assistant dean for students at the Law School for the last six months, has been appointed associate dean for students.

Wylie will serve as dean for the 1998-99 and 1999-2000 years.

Wylie received master's and law degrees from Boston College in 1973 and 1979, respectively. She earned a bachelor's degree from the State University of New York-Albany.

Wylie joined the Law School faculty in 1996 as a visiting assistant professor and was named acting dean for students in 1997. She was appointed assistant dean for students in March 1998. She is a former director of the school's Urban Legal Laboratory.

Prior to her arrival at the Law School, Wylie was deputy chief of the Family and Community Crimes Bureau in the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office, and was senior policy advisor to the attorney general on education, child welfare and juvenile justice issues from 1992 to 1996.

She has also worked in the Middlesex County District Attorney's Office, and in general practice at the firm of Gitlin, Emmer & Kaplan.

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