Longtime Babson College professor Carolyn Hotchkiss was named the school's new dean of faculty.
“Carolyn is a dedicated faculty member who has served the college well both in and out of the classroom,” according to Shahid Ansari, Babson's provost. “She understands the faculty, loves being one, is scrupulously fair, open to alternate viewpoints, and most of all, loves the college.”
Hotchkiss has been on the Babson faculty since Jan. 1986 and during her tenure, has taught business law and ethic courses as well as intellectual property law, international business law, and public international law at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
She has written extensively about the impacts of new technologies on law and business as well as the topics of international law, corruption in international business, and issues around global intellectual property issues.
Hotchkiss studied at Mount Holyoke College then graduated from Columbia Law School. She practiced law in New York law firm, then was the in-house counsel at Pratt Institute, a New York art school, and Mount Holyoke College.
In addition to teaching at Babson, she has taught at UMass Amherst and Western New England College of Law, and has been a visiting professor at both Harvard Business School and Wellesley College. She is a member of the New York and Massachusetts bar associations.
Hotchkiss has won awards for her teaching including a Deans’ Award for Excellence in Teaching at Babson in 2005.
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