Comings and Goings

Dr. Raj Reddy Leads Global Animal Law and Animal Law LLM Degree

Dr. Rajesh K. Reddy is stepping into a new role as the Global Animal Law and Advanced Degree Program Director for the Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis & Clark Law School, after serving as the Animal Law LLM Program Director since 2018.

Q&A with COVID-19 Case Manager and Contact Tracer Ami Hanna

Ami (ah-mee) Hanna joined the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness this month as Lewis & Clark’s first case manager and contact tracer.

Alumnus Robert Doeckel Returns to Teach Lawyering

Lewis & Clark Law School welcomes alumnus Robert Doeckel as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Lawyering. He graduated magna cum laude from Lewis & Clark Law School in 2014, and later served as a law clerk for the Honorable Marco A. Hernández at the District of Oregon.

For the Love of Teaching: Dyan Watson Departs L&C After Ten Years of Social Justice Education

Associate Professor Dyan Watson is leaving Lewis & Clark after ten years to take on the role of director of inclusion at the Oregon Episcopal School on July 1.

Pietrok Named Director of Physical Education and Athletics

Mark Pietrok has been named director of Physical Education and Athletics at Lewis & Clark.

Animal Law Pioneer Adds Professor of Law to her Titles

The faculty at Lewis & Clark Law School welcomed Pamela Frasch, Associate Dean and founder of the Center for Animal Law Studies (CALS), as a full Professor of Law in February.

Law School Welcomes Arthur Haubenstock as Executive Director of the Green Energy Institute

Lewis & Clark Law School announced today that Arthur Haubenstock has been appointed Executive Director of the Green Energy Institute (GEI), and will oversee the Institute’s work to support the transition of the Pacific Northwest and western region toward a 100% clean energy system. Professor Melissa Powers, who founded GEI in 2013, will continue to serve as Faculty Director, working closely with Arthur, staff attorney Amelia Schlusser, and the Institute’s Fellows to further GEI’s mission.

Comings and Goings: Get To Know Marketing Coordinator Michael Coiner

Michael Coiner started with Public Affairs and Communications (PubCom) in 2019 after almost a decade with Student Support Services. Get to know Michael in the following Q&A.

Lewis & Clark Honors 63 Staff for Their Service

This year’s staff recognition lunch was held on Friday, January 24, and honored 63 staff members for their years of service.

Lasting Legacies

Q&As with recent retirees who touched generations of L&C students

Comings and Goings: Terri Banasek Retires After 25 Years 


Read the Q&A with Terri—and see the full list of new faces, new titles, and a few farewells.

An Ode To Joy: Toutonghi’s Tribute to Banasek

Associate Professor of English Pauls Toutonghi looks back at the profound and good-humored contributions of Terri Banasek’s career.

New Director for IELP Announced

Professor Erica Lyman will lead the International Environmental Law Project (IELP), taking over the mantle of leadership from professor and founder Chris Wold who served as IELP’s director for 14 years.

Meet Professor Delci Winders

Assistant Clinical Professor and Director of CALS’ Newly Launched Animal Law Litigation Clinic.

A New Employee Resource for Conflict Resolution

Helen DeVol will serve as a resource for employees who need help communicating and/or resolving conflicts with their colleagues or managers.

Eric Staab Named Vice President for Admissions and Financial Aid

President Wim Wiewel announced today that Eric Staab will become vice president for admissions and financial aid. Staab, who currently serves as Dean of Admission and Financial Aid at Kalamazoo College in Michigan, will begin on October 7.

Comings and Goings Update: Get to Know Alex Ray

Several people have joined the community recently, and some continuing employees have taken on new roles and responsibilities at Lewis & Clark.

Dooley Named Interim VP for Business and Finance/Treasurer

Andrea Dooley will serve as interim beginning August 1.