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Tess Wilkinson Ryan L’05
PhD Psychology Penn 2008; BA Harvard 1999
Present Position: Assistant Professor, Penn Law
Previous Position: Sharswood Fellow in Law and Psychology, Penn Law
“I started to think about an academic career during my first year as a student at Penn Law. Now I am an assistant professor at the Law School, and the same interdisciplinary strengths that I appreciated as a student make this an amazing place to be a teacher and scholar. As a professor and mentor to my students, I try to expose them to the breadth of methodological approaches that can be brought to bear on legal problems.”