Dean Wendy Collins Perdue’s scholarship spans a number of areas including civil procedure, conflict of laws, land use and public health. Her publications include two case books and numerous articles and book chapters, and her scholarship has appeared in the Virginia Law Review, Northwestern Law Review, Washington Law Review, and the Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, among other venues. Before joining the Law School as Dean in 2011, she was an Associate Dean and Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center. A recognized leader in legal education, Dean Perdue is a former Vice President of Order of the Coif, the legal education honor society, and has held a number of positions within the Association of American Law Schools (AALS), including chair of its membership review committee, chair of the sections on civil procedure and conflict of laws, and membership on the nominations committee and section on legal education. In 2017, she became president-elect of the AALS. Dean Perdue has also served on the Duke Law School board of visitors and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Legal Education.