Office of Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs develops and manages the curriculum for the JD, MSL and LL.M. programs. This includes determining which courses are offered in each academic year; hiring and working with adjunct faculty; overseeing field placements and capstone projects;  working with faculty and student committees to address curricular and classroom issues; with the Office of Student Affairs, providing academic advising and resolving student issues relating to the academic program; and taking overall responsibility for meeting accreditation requirements.

Address & Contact Info

500 West Baltimore Street, Suite 260
Baltimore, Maryland 21201-1786
Phone: (410) 706-7271
Fax: (410) 706-4045
E-mail: law-academicaffairs @ law.umaryland.edu

Administration & Staff

Barbara Gontrum
Associate Dean for Academic and Administrative Affairs

Crystal Edwards
Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs and Lecturer in Law