UConn Law Welcomes Four New Faculty Members
UConn School of Law welcomes four new faculty members this fall, including new directors of the Criminal Defense Clinic and Insurance Law Center and experts in tort and civil rights law. New faculty members are:
Nadiyah J. Humber was appointed associate professor. Prior to joining UConn Law, she was Associate Professor of Clinical Law at Roger Williams University School of Law, where she directed clerkship programs. His research examines the intersection of civil rights law and emerging technologies. In addition to presenting regularly at regional and national conferences, she sits on several conference committees. She received her BS from Vanderbilt University and her JD from Suffolk University Law School. She will teach courses on property law, race and law, housing law and consumer protection.
Travis Luis Pantin heads the Insurance Law Center and is an associate professor. His research focuses on the doctrine, history and institutional practices of insurance. After obtaining his BA from the University of Chicago, Pantin worked as a reporter in New York and Abu Dhabi. Most recently, he was an academic researcher at Columbia University Law School. He graduated from Yale Law School, where he was editor-in-chief of the Yale Law Journal.
Anna vancleave directs the Criminal Law Clinic and is an Associate Professor. Prior to joining UConn Law, she was a researcher and director of the Liman Center at Yale Law School, where she taught courses on poverty and inequality in the criminal justice system. She received her BA from the University of Kansas and her MA in Literature and Language from the University of Michigan. She received her law degree from NYU School of Law, where she was a Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest Fellow.
Carleen “Carly” Zubrzycki was appointed associate professor. She worked in the Civil Appeals Division of the United States Department of Justice, where she won division-wide awards for her pro bono advocacy on behalf of a domestic violence survivor and her work on the litigation relating to the Risk Corridors Affordable Care Act. Just before joining UConn Law, she was Climenko Lecturer at Harvard Law School. Graduated from Yale Law School and Yale College, she worked for Judge Kim Wardlaw of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and Judge Randolph Moss of the US District Court for the District of Connecticut. She will teach wrongs and courses related to health law.
“UConn Law is delighted to welcome these four exceptional new faculty members to our community,” said Dean Eboni S. Nelson. “Their commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service will greatly contribute to our law school and beyond. “