Dean of Law reappointed
William Flanagan has been reappointed as dean of the Faculty of Law for a three-year term, effective July 1.
Since his appointment in 2005, Dean Flanagan has led the implementation of the law school’s first-ever strategic plan, focused on enhancing international and interdisciplinary programs and experiential learning.
Under his direction, the school has expanded its international law program and international student exchange program, launched a PhD program and developed new joint degree programs in economics and business. Dean Flanagan has also been instrumental in raising more than $1.4 million in support of the new Mullan Scholarship, the law school’s first merit-based renewal entrance scholarship.
Dean Flanagan holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University Of Toronto (1985), a post graduate degree in international economic law from the University of Paris I (1986), and a Master of Laws from Columbia University (1989). He started teaching at Queen's in 1991 and was appointed a Queen's National Scholar in 1996. He is also the recipient of two teaching awards at the Faculty of Law (1994 and 1998).