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Nathaniel E. Gozansky

Professor of Law Emeritus

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Nathaniel E. Gozansky joined the Emory Law faculty in 1967 and has been a visiting professor at seven other law schools. In 2012, he retired from Emory Law after forty-five years of service.

His professional service during his tenure at Emory included a stint as regional director of the Office of Legal Services in 1968, director of the Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO) from 1970 to 1972, chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Family and Juvenile Law from 1973 to 1974, Board of Governors of the Society of American Law Teachers from 1974 to 1977, and a hearing officer and arbitrator on both the federal and state levels. In addition, he served as an accreditation inspector of more than 20 ABA-approved law schools since 1972. He is an active member of the American Bar Association Section on Legal Education.

Professor Gozansky has been an educational leader of legal study tours for judges and lawyers to Kenya, China, and the former Soviet Union. He served as associate dean for academic affairs at the law school from 1985 to 1989 and returned to that position in 1993, returning to his full-time faculty position in 2002. His scholarship is in the fields of family law and legal education.

Education: JD, University of Miami, 1964; LLM, Yale University, 1965; BS, Florida State University, 1961