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Noble J. Dick Chair in Academic Leadership

Nancy Perkins, J.D.

The Noble J. Dick Endowed Chair in Academic Leadership recognizes a faculty member from any discipline who demonstrates exceptional leadership in scholarship, teaching or service.

A member of the Duquesne Law faculty since 1993, Perkins teaches in the areas of property and environmental law. Her scholarship explores the intersection of these two areas with a special focus on sustainability, equity, and feminism. She served as the associate dean of academic affairs at the School of Law from 2009-2014, and has also served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Advisory Council of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.