Beth Greenwood

Beth Greenwood

Position Title
Associate Dean for International Programs, Director of LL.M. programs and Lecturer in Law

1118 King Hall

Beth Greenwood is Associate Dean for International Programs and is responsible for the School of Law international programs.  She also serves as Director of the LL.M. Program and teaches Legal Research and Writing and US Legal System Seminar.  She received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Davis and her J.D. from the University of California, Davis School of Law.  She is a member  of the State Bar of California.

An innovator in international legal education, she created the Summer International Law Programs including the Orientation in USA Law Program, the International Commercial Law LL.M.,  Visiting Scholars Program, Visiting Ph.D. Program, UC Davis School of Law Exchange Programs, International Partnership Programs, Specialized Custom Programs with international law schools, judiciaries, and corporations.  She has served on various campus committees including the Global Strategic Planning Committee, Campus Global Strategy Advisory Committee, Global Centers: Latin America and the Caribbean, and other committees to further the campus and law school international strategic vision.

Education and Degree(s)
  • J.D. UC Davis School of Law
  • B.A. Ancient History, UC Davis
  • B.A. Art, UC Davis
Honors and Awards
  • Advisory Board member, Scholars At Risk, an international human rights organization advocating on behalf of threatened scholars, 2000-2016
  • Associate Dean, Center for International Education, a joint Continuing and Professional Education and UC Davis School of Law initiative, 2006-2016
  • Executive Director, Common Ground: Center for Cooperative Solutions, UC Davis, a public policy center dedicated to resolving complex public policy disputes, 1991-2003
  • Taught US Legal System/US Legal Research and Writing, China 2016, 2017, 2018
Research Interests & Expertise
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Legal Education