Spring 2017 Fellows event— First-Generation Law Students:Barriers & Contributions

This event was organized by Wayne Morse Fellows Jen Penaherrera and Timothy Wright. The panelists included Judge Darleen Ortega, Assistant Vice Provost Mariann Hyland, and Lane County Deputy District Attorney Stephen Morgan. 


Wayne Morse Fellowships are an opportunity to follow in the tradition of Senator Morse, who was also dean of the University of Oregon School of Law. The Wayne Morse Center awards 7-9 fellowships each year.

Applications for incoming students are accepted on a rolling basis each year, with most decisions being made by the end of May.

Applications for current students are due in the spring of each year.

What a Wayne Morse Law Fellowship offers

  • $4,250 toward law school tuition for the year.
  • A chance to interact with well-known scholars and activists. Past visitors include Dr. Vandana Shiva, Sen. Russ Feingold and Chief Wilma Mankiller. Fellows often correspond, engage in discussion, and share meals with Wayne Morse Center speakers.
  • Hands-on experience in planning and organizing conferences and other events.
  • An opportunity to initiate and frame important discussions on campus.

2017-18 Wayne Morse Law Fellows
Anna Brady
Doyle Canning
Casey Dreher
Thomas Griffin
Emily Hajarizadeh
Weston Koyama
Kate Lemley
Aileen Santoyo

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