A Quick 60 (minutes) on Immigration

Professor Stacy Kern-Scheerer Awarded Kelly Professorship for Excellence in  Teaching | William & Mary Law School

Guest speaker: Professor Stacy Kern-Scheerer W&M Law Professor & Immigration Clinic Founding Director
Held on May 27, 2021

Professor Kern-Scheerer, a magna cum laude graduate of Boston University School of Law, earned her Master of Public Health from Boston University School of Public Health and her B.A., magna cum laude, in Sociology and French from Beloit College.
She is the founding Director of the Immigration Clinic at William & Mary, where she trains and supervises Clinic students and represents noncitizens in the greater Hampton Roads community seeking humanitarian forms of relief. She, and the students under her supervision, represent immigrant victims of crime, domestic violence, and human trafficking, as well as immigrants seeking asylum, DACA holders, and individuals applying for naturalization.
Outside the Immigration Clinic, Professor Kern-Scheerer has taught courses on Legal Writing, Health Law & Policy, Food & Drug Law, and the Opioid crisis. She has also served as the Assistant Director of the Legal Practice Program.
Professor Kern-Scheerer has twice been awarded a “Golden Gavel” by the W&M Law School Honor Council for her contributions and commitment to the law school community. She was chosen by the Class of 2017 as the recipient of the Walter L. Williams, Jr. Memorial Teaching Award. In 2018-19, she served as the Kelly Professor for Teaching Excellence and in 2019 she received the Law School’s McGlothlin Faculty Teaching Award.