Georgetown Law is conducting a national search for its next Assistant Dean for Equity and Inclusion.

Everett Bellamy

Everett Bellamy

Everett Bellamy

In the interim, former Senior Assistant Dean Everett Bellamy is serving as interim Director of Equity and Inclusion. Dean Bellamy has been a leader in legal education for many years and he is a recognized national leader in the fight for equity and inclusion.

Dean Bellamy served the Georgetown Law community with extraordinary distinction as an Assistant Dean in the JD Program for 30 years, retiring as the senior assistant dean in 2010. He also served as an adjunct professor for 28 years. He continues to co-lead the Charles Hamilton Houston Law School Preparatory Institute, which is a critical pipeline for generations of law students of color.

Dean Bellamy serves on the Bias Reporting Committee and is a member of the University Leadership Council for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Racial Justice Initiatives. His office is located in the Hotung Building, Room 5010.

Sheila Foster

Sheila Foster

Sheila Foster

Sheila Foster was appointed as the inaugural Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Fall 2021. Foster is a Professor of Law and Public Policy (joint appointment with the McCourt School). Prior to joining Georgetown, she was a University Professor and the Albert A. Walsh Professor of Real Estate, Land Use and Property Law at Fordham University. She also co-directed the Fordham Urban Law Center and was a founder of the Fordham University Urban Consortium. She served as Associate Dean and then Vice Dean at Fordham Law School from 2008-2014. Prior to joining Fordham, she was a Professor of Law at Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey.