Get to know AASE’s members — people who are leading the charge and learn from their stories.
Each month AASE selects a handful of members to spotlight for their achievements, including successes in the classroom, in law school administration, in advancing academic support’s pedagogy and mission, in scholarship, and for many other types of accomplishments.
Taylor Israel currently serves as Thomas Jefferson School of Law's Director of Academic Success and Bar Preparation.
Bryan McDermott currently serves as Assistant Dean for Academic and Bar Support at the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law.
Kris Franklin recently co-authored articles that provide practical advice for professors and students alike.
Jenny Lane recently celebrated her first five years as an ASPer by co-presenting at the South Florida Regional ASP Conference.
We are proud to report that the Academic Support section of AALS honored Sarah Schendel with the Trailblazer Award for 2022.
Afton Cavanaugh pioneered a new bootcamp for first-generation students and is currently writing a paper summarizing the experience.
In 2021, Tania Shah published the book, The Ultimate Guide to the Uniform Bar Exam, and she was promoted to Director of the Academic Success Program at Western State College of Law.
Twinette Johnson has enjoyed a long successful career as an innovative teacher, contributing much to the Academic Success community. Twinette recently earned her Ph.D. in Public Policy.
As a testament to her dedication to students, Queena Mewers was named Staff Member of the Year in a Student Development Role at the 2020-2021 UCI Law Leadership and Service Awards.
The third year class at Roger Williams University, School of Law acknowledged Brittany’s teaching excellence when they voted her “Professor of the Year" for 2020-21.
Allie Robbins is a well-known contributor to the Academic Support community and we congratulate her on her recent promotion at CUNY!
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