JSD Program

Governance and Staff

Faculty Director

The Faculty Director chairs the JSD Committee. The Faculty Director is responsible for overseeing the JSD Forum, assisting students with the identification of dissertation committee members, providing academic advice to all students and candidates in the program, and offering assistance with the academic job search.

The JSD Committee

The JSD Committee is appointed by the Dean of the Law School to offer admission to applicants to the JSD program, approve the passage of students to JSD candidacy after the first year, consider requests for exceptions to policies, and award the JSD degree.

The JSD Manager

The JSD Manager is appointed by the Faculty Director and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the program. Karin Loevy, the current manager, may be contacted at jsdcoordinator@nyu.edu.

Contact Us

Doctor of Juridical Science Program
22 Washington Square North
New York, NY 10012
Telephone: (646) 415-8126
Email: jsdcoordinator@nyu.edu

Note: Prospective students who are interested in applying to the JSD program should contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at law.grad.moreinfo@nyu.edu with any questions about the admissions process. Admissions representatives are also available by telephone during normal business hours at (212) 998-6060.