Meet the Clinic's new and visiting faculty

The Ronald A. Peterson Law Clinic is pleased to welcome two new tenure-track faculty: Assistant Professors Tom Antkowiak and Won Kidane.

Professor Antkowiak joins us from The Due Process of Law Foundation in Washington, D.C., where he directed a program of strategic litigation, law reform and human rights training in several Latin American countries. He also served as a supervising adjunct faculty member for the International Human Rights Clinic at George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. Earlier, he worked as supervising attorney at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in San Jose, Costa Rica. Professor Antkowiak will teach the International Human Rights Clinic.

Professor Kidane, a native of Ethiopia, has been a visiting professor at Penn State Dickinson School of Law. Prior to that, he practiced law in Washington, D.C., with a focus on international arbitration and litigation. He has worked as a legal officer in association with the Regional Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Africa, and taught Criminal Procedure and Evidence as an adjunct faculty in Addis Ababa. He will teach Immigration Law in the fall and the Immigration Law Clinic in the spring.

In addition, Visiting Professor W.H. "Joe" Knight, former dean of the University of Washington School of Law, will be teaching the Community Development and Entrepreneurship Clinic, and Professor Judy Lipton, visiting from Case Western Reserve University, will teach the Family Law Clinic in the fall.