Joel K. Shapiro, JD, PhD

  • Associate Dean of Academic Programs

Joel Shapiro, JD, PhD is the Associate Dean of Academic Programs at Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies, overseeing graduate, undergraduate, summer session, non-credit, and distance learning programs. He has a background in law, policy, and education research and administration. Joel also teaches public policy analysis in SCS’ graduate program in public policy and administration. He holds a BS in physics from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, a JD from Northwestern University School of Law and a PhD in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School, part of the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica, CA.