Wilhelmina M. Reuben-Cooke
Professor of Law
B.A., with distinction, Duke University; J.D., University of Michigan School of Law.
Prior to joining UDC-DCSL, Professor Reuben-Cooke served as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of the District of Columbia from 2003 through 2007. She began her teaching career in 1986 at Syracuse University College of Law, where she became Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in 1992 and for the next two years directed its academic program. Previously, she was Associate Director of the Institute for Public Representation (IPR) at Georgetown University Law Center, having been responsible for litigation before the Federal Communications Commission and the federal courts, including the Supreme Court, at IPR and the Citizens Communication Center (CITIZENS).
After graduation from law school, she was an Associate Attorney at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering working in communications, antitrust, tax, securities, criminal and general corporate law. Among Professor Reuben-Cooke's many honors are election to Phi Beta Kappa, Woodrow Wilson Fellow, john Hay Whitney Fellow, Order of the Coif, the Sojourner Truth Award from the Syracuse University Chapter of The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, the C. Eric Lincoln Distinguished Alumni Award from the Duke University Black Alumni Council, and the Black Citizens for a Fair Media Annual Award for Public Interest Advocacy. She is also a Professor Emerita of Syracuse University.Contact
Telephone: (202) 274-6998