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Professor Allison Tirres Rejoins College of Law Leadership Team

Associate Professor of Law Allison Tirres has been named associate dean for academic affairs and strategic initiatives at the College of Law and will join the Dean’s administrative team on June 1. She previously served as associate dean for academic affairs from 2014-2017 and led the creation of the signature 3YP (Third Year in Practice) and joint BA/JD 3+3 programs. 

“I am greatly looking forward to working with my colleagues to improve our programmatic and curricular offerings, build new relationships across the university and the region, and make sure that things run smoothly for our students and faculty,” she says. “I am excited to continue the excellent work that my predecessor, Professor Max Helveston, has done on key initiatives, including expanding our joint degree programs.” 

Professor Tirres joined the College of Law faculty in 2007. She has taught courses on constitutional law, immigration law and policy, property law, state and local government law, and a seminar on the law of citizenship. In 2018, she was a visiting associate professor at the University of Chicago Law School. Professor Tirres' research and publications focus on immigration, citizenship and civil rights in both historical and contemporary perspectives.