Rebecca Nathanson

Rebecca Nathanson

Interim Associate Dean for Experiential Education

James E. Rogers Professor of Education and Law

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Areas of expertise:

Education, Children and The Law, Child Witness


Professor Nathanson earned her Ph.D. in special education at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1993. She joined the UNLV special education department faculty in 2000 and the law school faculty in 2003. Professor Nathanson’s research focuses on examining the capabilities and limitations of child witnesses with disabilities. In the Boyd School of Law, Professor Nathanson directs the Kids’ Court School, a program aimed at educating child witnesses about the investigative and judicial processes. She also directs the education advocacy clinic in the Thomas & Mack Legal Clinic.

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