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Fouad Saleet
Assistant Dean for External Education
L53 Hughes Hall

Fouad Saleet joined Cornell Law School in April 2020 as the new Assistant Dean for External Education. Prior to joining the Law School, he served as the Director of Special Programs and Professional Studies for Cornell’s School of Continuing Education.

Fouad has a broad range of experience amassed by working close to 20 years in higher education, including at top tier institutions such as Dartmouth College and Colgate University. At Dartmouth, he worked in student services within residential life, and assisted faculty house advisors working with Academic Affinity Living Learning Communities. At Colgate, he served as the Assistant Dean for Campus Life, overseeing several departments responsible for the co-curricular experiences of all students on campus, and also spent time as an Administrative Dean, working with students to maximize their Colgate experience.

Prior to coming to Cornell, Fouad worked at Pearson Education in a variety of functions, including developing online curriculum and course work for several schools across the Northeast. He also helped several institutions launch their online degrees.

Dawne Peacock
Director for International Programs
L55 Hughes Hall

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Dawne Peacock is the Director for International Programs.  Dawne manages a range of programs that include the Berger International Legal Studies Program, Visiting Scholar Program, Semester Abroad Program, and the Partner Semester Exchange Program.  Dawne is responsible for the on and off-campus management of the Cornell-Paris I Summer Institute–a four-week academic program that takes place in Paris, France. Dawne’s primary role is focused on facilitating bilateral student exchanges. She serves as the initial point of contact and advisor for inbound and outbound exchange students.  She advises students on all aspects of studying abroad, degree specializations including the International Dual Degree Programs. Dawne also oversees conferences, colloquia, and speaker events hosted by the department.

Prior to joining the law school in 2003, she worked as an Operations Support Specialist at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas in Dallas. Dawne holds a B.A from Queens College, City University of New York.  She serves a volunteer Cornell University Crisis Manager and Title IX hearing panel member. She is also a member of the National Association of International Educators (NAFSA) and National Association of Law Student Affairs Professionals (NALSAP).