Bridging the Divide
March 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CST
The University of Wisconsin- Madison Law School is the 3rd institution in the United States to create such a program, following George Mason University and the University of Iowa. In a time where politics appear to be black and white, Bridging the Divide helps colleagues, friends and classmates navigate the gray.
JoAnn Koob is an assistant professor and the director of the Liberty & Law Center at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University. She has held these roles since November 2017. As the director and a founding member of the Liberty and Law Center, Professor Koob oversees the Center’s vision and strategic goals, as well as developing and overseeing the Center’s academic and policy programs. Professor Koob teaches Constitutional Law, Nonprofit Law, and Freedom of Speech and her research and writing interests include freedom of speech, civil discourse, and nonprofit law. Professor Koob began her career as an associate at DLA Piper US, LLP, focusing her practice on corporate and securities law. She then went on to practice nonprofit law in the Washington, DC, area, representing a variety of types of nonprofit organizations. She holds a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law and a BA from the University of Minnesota.