Nan Hunter has served since January 2011 as Associate Dean for Georgetown’s LL.M. and S.J.D. programs. As Associate Dean, she oversees all academic and management questions related to the two programs. Dean Hunter is also a tenured member of the Georgetown Law faculty.
After herself graduating from Georgetown Law, Dean Hunter specialized in constitutional and civil rights law as a member of the national legal staff of the American Civil Liberties Union in New York. She has taught as a full-time or visiting professor at Brooklyn Law School, Harvard Law School, the University of Miami Law School, and UCLA Law School, in addition to Georgetown. From 1993 to 1996, she was Deputy General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dean Hunter is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine.
Dean Hunter’s primary scholarship has spanned three areas: state regulation of sexuality and gender, health law, and procedure. Her work has been published in many law journals, and several of her articles have been selected for reprinting in anthologies. With William Eskridge, she wrote the first casebook to conceptualize sexuality and gender law as embodying a dynamic relationship between state regulation, sexual practices, and gender norms. Her most recent health law scholarship focuses on the intersection of health care systems with democratic theory. Her awards include the Pioneer of Courage award from the American Foundation for AIDS Research.
Book Chapters and Collected Works
Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals
U.S. Supreme Court Briefs
"Is the U.S. Supreme Court Headed in New Directions?," coverage in Knowledge@Wharton, July 1, 2016, featuring Professor Nan Hunter.
“Analysis of The Last Supreme Court Decisions of The Term,” June 27, 2016. WAMU’s The Diane Rehm Show, interviewing Associate Dean Nan Hunter.
"Duane Morris Tries Different Spin on Summer Externship," The Recorder, July 10, 2015, quoting Associate Dean Nan Hunter.
" A court of one: Anthony Kennedy," Los Angeles Times, June 30, 2015, mentioning Associate Dean Nan Hunter.