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Mary Clark


Mary Clark is Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law and Dean of Academic Affairs and Senior Vice Provost at American University. She most recently served as Interim Provost at American University. Dean Clark teaches in the areas of Women’s Legal History, Legal Ethics, Judicial Politics, and Property and publishes in the fields of Women’s Legal History and Judicial Politics. In addition to her service as Interim Provost, she previously served as the Washington College of Law’s Associate Dean for Faculty & Academic Affairs, Doctor of Juridical Science Program Director, and Acting Director of its Law and Government Program. Before joining the WCL faculty, Dean Clark was a visiting lecturer and research scholar at Yale Law School, a Supreme Court fellow with the Federal Judicial Center, a teaching fellow and adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center, and an appellate attorney with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington, D.C. A graduate of Bryn Mawr College (magna cum laude) and Harvard Law School, she clerked for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Montgomery, Alabama.

Mary L. Clark Interim Provost: 2018-2019