Three Women Scholars Stepping Down From Their Teaching Posts at Major Universities

Martha Williams, an assistant professor at the University of Montana School of Law, is stepping down from her post due to her appointment as director of the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks for the state of Montana. Before coming to the University of Montana, Williams was the deputy solicitor for parks and wildlife at the U.S. Department of Interior. Earlier in her career, she was legal counsel for the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks.

Williams is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the University of Montana School of Law.

Marina Angel, professor of law at Temple University in Philadelphia, is retiring at the end of the current academic year in June. Professor Angel has been on the faculty at Temple for nearly 40 years. She has published more than 40 papers on women’s rights or the status of women in law.

Professor Angel is a graduate of Barnard College and a magna cum laude graduate of Columbia Law School. She later earned a master’s degree in law from the University of Pennsylvania.

Karla FC Holloway, the James B. Duke Professor of English, professor of law, and professor of African and African American studies at Duke University has retired. The University established the Karla Holloway Mentoring Award that will honor an individual who has displayed excellence in mentoring young women and girls. Professor Holloway is the author of eight books including Legal Fictions: Constituting Race, Composing Literature (Duke University Press, 2014).

Professor Holloway is a graduate of Talladega College in Alabama. She holds a master’s degree from the Duke University School of Law and a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in English and linguistics from Michigan State University.

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