Barbara Babcock, Judge John Crown Professor of Law, Emerita, has been recognized by The Recorder as one of “20 Women Leaders in Law” in the Bay Area. The Recorder describes the 2011 honorees as “living legends” who have helped “blaze what was then a dimly lit trail.” Babcock is an [...]
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Rebecca Love Kourlis, JD ’76 (BA ’73), is as comfortable in a well-tailored suit as she is in a cowboy hat. Since childhood, this Colorado native has moved easily between rural and urban environs, navigating a course that has culminated in her leadership of the University of Denver’s Institute for [...]
Barbara Babcock feels very close to Clara Foltz, though the two have never met. Foltz was famous in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century as a jury lawyer, public intellectual, leader of the women’s movement, inventor of the role of public defender, and legal reformer. But her story was [...]
In this profile, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe ’89 (MA ’89) shares her insights on international human rights, democratic movements in the Middle East, the challenges of working in the United Nations, her path to a career as an ambassador, and more.