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Delcianna Winders Academic Fellow

Delcianna (Delci) J. Winders was the first Academic Fellow of the Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program from 2015-2017. Her primary interests are in animal law and administrative law. She is now a professor at Lewis & Clark Law School, where she directs the Animal Law Litigation Clinic.

Winders’ work has appeared in the NYU Law Review and the Animal Law Review. She received her B.A. in Legal Studies with highest honors from the University California at Santa Cruz, where she was named a Regents’ Scholar and received the Dean’s Award for outstanding achievement in Social Sciences, and her J.D. from N.Y.U. School of Law, where she was awarded the Vanderbilt Medal for outstanding contributions to the law school, named as a Robert McKay Scholar, and served as the Senior Notes Editor of the NYU Law Review. Following law school, Winders clerked for the Hon. Martha Craig Daughtrey on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and practiced animal law in a variety of settings.

Prior to becoming an Academic Fellow Winders taught animal law at Tulane University School of Law and Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.