Photograph from IU School of Law - Indianapolis Website
Susanah Mead, J.D.
Professor of Law
Interim Dean, Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis, 2005-2007
In 2005, Susanah Mead, J.D. became the first woman in the history of the Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis to become dean of the school. She served in this role for two years, during which time she oversaw daily administration. Mead also created the law school's first diversity plan and appointed the school's first Diversity Council.
Mead's role as dean of the law school was not her first administrative role at IUPUI. From 1980 to 1981, Mead directed the School of Law's legal writing program. From 1997 to 2004, she served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. She has been teaching at the university since 1978. Mead's research interests are products liability and tort law.
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