<h2><center><span style="color:#866F45";>2000 - First Black Female Tenured Professor, A. Mechele Dickerson</span></center></h2>


<p> Hired in 1995, Dickerson earns tenure in 2000. In doing so, she becomes the first Black female tenured professor at William & Mary Law School. She teaches at the law school from 1995 to 2006 when she leaves to accept an academic appointment at another institution.</p>

<p><em>Photograph of A. Mechele Dickerson.</em></p>

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