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Women in Leadership Initiative to Host Lunch and Leadership Event with Barnard College President Laura Rosenbury Nov. 30
On Nov. 30, the University’s Women in Leadership Initiative (WiL) will host a Lunch and Leadership Presentation with Laura Rosenbury, Barnard College’s ninth president and a leading feminist legal theorist.
The presentation and networking opportunity, a continuation of WiL’s mission to promote women leaders, is open to all faculty and staff members, regardless of gender identity or expression. Lunch will be available from 11:30 a.m. to noon, followed by Rosenbury’s presentation from 12:15 to 1 p.m. The event will be held at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center’s Regency Ballroom. Those interested should RSVP by email to Women in Leadership by Tuesday, Nov. 21.
Rosenbury became the ninth president in Barnard College’s history in June 2023. She began her career as a litigation associate at the global law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York City and went on to clerk for numerous federal judges. From 2015-23, Rosenbury served as dean and the Levin, Mabie & Levin Professor of Law at the University of Florida (UF) Levin College of Law, the first woman to hold the role. During her tenure, UF Law extended its reach around the globe, increased incoming applications by 200%, enrolled seven of the most accomplished and diverse classes in history, and hired 39 new faculty members.
Before joining the UF Law community, Rosenbury was professor of law and vice dean at the Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. She also has served as a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, Stanford Law School and University of Chicago Law School.
Rosenbury’s research and teaching focus on the law of private relationships, exploring how law and social norms interact in family law, employment discrimination law and property law. Her work has been published in the Yale Law Journal, Michigan Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Cornell Law Review and other publications.
Rosenbury was elected to the American Law Institute in 2010 and named a fellow of the American Bar Foundation in 2014. She has taught courses on negotiation, nonadversarial communication, team building and leadership for practicing lawyers and other executives. Rosenbury received an A.B. degree summa cum laude in women’s studies from Harvard-Radcliffe College and a J.D. degree cum laude from Harvard Law School, where she served as a primary editor of the Harvard Law Review.