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Kaiser-Jarvis, Theresa

Assistant Dean for International Affairs

212 Hutchins Hall
734.764.5269
E-mail tkjlaw@umich.edu
As the Assistant Dean for International Affairs, Theresa Kaiser-Jarvis leads the Center for International and Comparative Law, which oversees the LLM, SJD, and Research Scholars programs, provides global opportunities for JD students, and otherwise serves as the focal point for the internationally related activities of students, faculty, visitors and alumni. She currently serves on the ABA's Foreign Programs Subcommittee and is a past chair of the AALS Section on International Legal Exchange. Dean Kaiser-Jarvis earned her JD from Emory University School of Law, her MEd from Harvard University, her BA in French and political science from the University of Kansas, and her BSJ in news/editing from the University of Kansas. Following law school, she worked at a law firm in Tampa, Florida, lived for two years in Italy and two years in Belgium, taught undergraduate U.S. Business Law, was an examining attorney for the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, and owned an English-as-a-second-language school. Most recently, she was the Director of Global Opportunities at American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C.
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