Professor Aldana Reappointed Chair of ABA Latin America & Caribbean Law Initiative

Professor Raquel Aldana has been reappointed to a third and final one-year term as chair of the American Bar Association’s American Bar Association’s Latin America & Caribbean Law Initiative Council. Aldana has reached a term limit for the serving in the role. 

Raquel E. Aldana joined UC Davis in 2017 to serve as the inaugural Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Diversity with a law faculty appointment. She returned to full time law teaching in 2020. Aldana’s research has focused on transitional justice, criminal justice reforms and sustainable development in Latin America, as well as immigrant rights. Before UC Davis, Aldana was a professor of law at McGeorge School of Law, and the William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She served as associate dean for faculty scholarship at McGeorge from 2013-17. She is a graduate of Arizona State University and Harvard Law School. 

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