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Pamela Gann

Pamela Gann is a trustee professor of legal studies, George R. Roberts fellow, senior fellow of the Kravis Leadership Institute, and president emerita of Claremont McKenna College. From 1999 to 2013, Pamela led the liberal arts college in expanding its financial resources with a $600 million campaign, worked tirelessly to recruit an outstanding faculty of teacher-scholars, and helped establish three new research institutes – the Berger Institute for Work, Family, and Children; the Center for Human Rights Leadership; and the Financial Economics Institute.

Prior to joining Claremont McKenna, Pamela served as the dean of Duke University School of Law from 1988 to 1999. She also taught at Duke University, the University of Michigan, and the University of Virginia; in summer programs at Washington University, Saint Louis, and the University of Colorado; and in international programs at the Salzburg Seminar and in China, Paris, and Vietnam. Her publications largely pertain to taxation and public finance and international trade and investments.

Pamela has a bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Juris Doctor degree from Duke University, and a Doctor of Laws degree from Claremont McKenna College. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Direct Relief and International Education of Students Abroad. Additionally, she received the "Woman Lawyer of the Year" award from the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys and the A. Kenneth Pye Award for Excellence in Education from the Duke University School of Law.
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