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ambassador , Law educator

Mary Ann Glendon, American law educator, former ambassador. Bar: Illinois 1964, Massachusetts 1980. Recipient National Humanities medal, 2005; Foreign Law fellow, University Libre de Bruxelles, 1962-1963. Member of Pontificial Academy Social Science (president since 2002), American Academy Arts and Sciences.

Background

Glendon, Mary Ann was born on October 7, 1938 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States.

Education

Bachelor, University Chicago, 1959. Juris Doctor, University Chicago, 1961. Master of Comparative Law, University Chicago, 1963.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Chicago, 1992.

Career

Legal intern European Economic Community, Brussels, 1963. Associate Mayer, Brown & Platt, Chicago, 1963-1968. Assistant professor Boston College Law School, 1968—1971, associate professor law, 1971—1973, professor law, 1973—1986, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1986, Learned Hand professor law, since 1993.

United States ambassador to the Holy See United States Department State, Vatican City, 2008—2009. Visiting professor University Chicago Law School, 1983, 84, 86, Gregorian University, Rome.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1964, Massachusetts 1980.

Works

Membership

Member of Pontificial Academy Social Science (president since 2002), American Academy Arts and Sciences.

Connections

Married Edward R. Lev. 3 children.

spouse:
Edward R. Lev