Spring 2016

Kaiser-Jarvis Named Assistant Dean for International Affairs

Theresa Kaiser-Jarvis
Theresa Kaiser-Jarvis

Theresa Kaiser-Jarvis—a lawyer and longtime international higher education administrator—has been named the Law School’s assistant dean for international affairs.

“I’m thrilled to join Michigan Law’s international team,” says Kaiser-Jarvis. “The Law School has an unparalleled reputation in the international arena, and I look forward to working to continue to advance our influence, expand U-M’s global footprint, and support students in engaging globally.”

Kaiser-Jarvis joins the Law School from American University Washington College of Law, where she was director of global opportunities, responsible for the daily operation and strategic development of international programs, initiatives, and outreach. She also served, for a time, as the director of study abroad and international exchange. Her career includes work as a research analyst for Harvard University’s Faculty Development and Diversity Office; an admissions file reader at Boston University School of Law; the owner and director of English Now!, a private company that taught English as a second language to adults; corporate counsel at iNet Purchasing Inc.; attorney adviser for trademarks at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; and adjunct professor at the University of Maryland, University College Europe, and City Colleges of Chicago, European Division.