Assistant Dean for AdmissionsPhone: (410) 706-3492
BA, Florida International University
JD, University of Maryland
As Assistant Dean for Admissions at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Katrin Hussmann Schroll oversees the entire range of activities of the Office of Admissions, from recruitment of both domestic and international applicants, through supervision of the J.D., LL.M. and M.S.L. application processes, to counseling admitted candidates. In this role, she works closely with the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Communications, and the Faculty Admissions Committee. Dean Schroll has particular expertise in working with international universities and other institutions to develop and strengthen relationships with Maryland Carey Law.
Dean Schroll was recently selected as a UMB Champion of Excellence – an honor recognizing individuals and teams at the University of Maryland, Baltimore who exemplify extraordinary accomplishments and represent excellence at the University. Dean Schroll is actively involved with the Law School Admission Council, currently serving in the Subcommittee on Misconduct and Irregularities, and previously served as an advisor on its Audit Committee. She has served since 2010 on the planning committee for the Annual Meeting of Law School Diversity Professionals. She has also served as an evaluator of scholarship applicants for the Gates Millennium Scholars Program, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, and the Schwarzman Scholars Program. At Maryland Carey Law, in addition to her responsibilities as Assistant Dean, she works with students and clients in the Immigration Law Clinic. In the past, she has taught legal writing and constitutional law at Goucher College, in Towson, Maryland.
Dean Schroll is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association. She earned her JD from the University of Maryland Carey School of Law, where she was a Leadership Scholar and received awards for her advocacy on behalf of clients in the Immigration Law Clinic. Prior to attending law school, she graduated summa cum laude from Florida International University in Miami, Florida, where she earned a BA in Economics. Dean Schroll spent her early years in Venezuela but relocated to Miami, Florida while a sophomore in high school.