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Comings and Goings

faculty, staff changes

Joseph Carroll took over the financial affairs of the Law School in August when he was named Associate Dean for Administration and Finance. He came to BC Law from Tufts University School of Medicine, where he spent fourteen years in senior management. He holds degrees from Bentley University and Suffolk University.

Following a national search, Nyasha Karimakwenda was named the Human Rights Fellow for 2008–2009. Raised in Zimbabwe, she came to BC Law via Wellesley College and Northeastern Law School. She previously worked for the Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center and at numerous clinics dealing with refugees and immigration.

The Office of Institutional Advancement welcomed several new staff and promoted others last year. Christine Kelly ’97, who came to BC Law to direct the annual fund, was promoted to Assistant Dean for Alumni Relations. Mike Spatola stepped up from director of development to Assistant Dean for Capital Giving.

Allison Picott joined the staff as Senior Associate Director for Capital Giving. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, her previous development experience was at Phillips Academy in Andover and Walnut Hill School in Natick.

The new Associate Director of Annual Giving is Kathleen McCourt, a BC alumna who earned her JD at Villanova University School of Law. She comes to BC Law from the Rivers School in Weston, where she was responsible for the $3.5 million annual giving program.

In the Career Services Office, Freda Fishman resigned as Associate Director for Public Interest Programs to pursue career interests in Washington, DC. Kathleen Devlin ’02 stepped into her post.

Other Law School newcomers include Nayla Raffol, as Administrative Assistant for the LL.M. and International Programs, and Daniel Maltzman and Jonathan Hixon as Faculty Support Assistants.

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