Seeking Systemic Change
This May, when students graduate from the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine (MED), among the core competencies they will have achieved are several focused on equity, including: an ability to describe differences in health outcomes and disease burden due to inequities in health care; to understand historical and current drivers of racism, sexism, oppression, and marginalization; and to explain how one’s own identity influences their perspective and decision-making. That’s thanks in part to the work of Kaye-Alese Green (LAW’25, MED’25).
Ahmed Ghappour and Portia Pedro Named BU Peter Paul Career Development Professors
Professorships provide funding for research ranging from driverless car safety to Buddhist religious history.
BU Law Welcomes New Faculty
In addition to Dean Angela Onwuachi-Willig, new faculty bring expertise in employment discrimination, corporate law, civil procedure, evidence, and more.
BU Law Welcomes Portia Pedro as an Associate Professor
Pedro joins the full-time faculty teaching civil procedure, remedies, and evidence.
Portia Pedro, a former public interest litigation fellow who also worked as a litigation associate at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, joined the full-time faculty of Boston University School of Law as an associate professor in July 2018. She teaches civil procedure, remedies, and critical civil procedure. Professor Pedro studies the ways in which racial subordination […]