Faculty News

  • City Year Providence
    Professor, Alumna Lead City Year Board
    Professor Andy Horwitz and Stephanie Federico ’03 co-chair advisory board of City Year Providence, aiming to dramatically cut dropout rates
  • Judge Edward C. Clifton
    Judge Edward Clifton Joins Faculty
    The recently retired Rhode Island Superior Court judge will work with students on research related to racial and ethnic fairness in courts across the country.
  • Immigration Detention
    Hassel on Qualified Immunity
    Professor Diana Hassel explains why immigration officials could not claim qualified immunity after mistakenly detaining an American citizen for 24 hours.


Loraine M. Della Porta

Loraine M. Della Porta
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law

Loraine Della Porta is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Peace, Democracy and Development at the UMass Boston’s  Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies. She is the founder and President of  The Resolution Collaborative. Previously, she served as the Deputy Director of the MA Office of Dispute Resolution & Public Collaboration.