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Professor Jenny S. Martinez appointed dean of Stanford Law School

photo of Jenny S. Martinez standing on a staircase
Image credit: Jennifer Paschal
Feb 6 2019
Announcement, Stanford, Students

Professor Jenny S. Martinez, a scholar of international law and constitutional law who has been a member of the Stanford faculty for more than 15 years, has been named dean of Stanford Law School, Provost Persis Drell announced.

Martinez is a leading expert on the role of courts and tribunals in advancing human rights. She joined Stanford Law School as a faculty member in 2003, served as associate dean for curriculum from 2013 to 2016, and in 2018 chaired a key working group that developed a plan to advance diversity and inclusion in the school.

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