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Karoline H. Ryan

Adjunct Lecturer on Education

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Degree:  J.D., University of Virginia, (1992)
Email:  [javascript protected email address]
Office:  Larsen 410
Faculty Assistant:  Jeffrey Brisbin


Karoline Ryan is an attorney and education advocate working to improve educational opportunities and outcomes for low-income children and families. Specifically, her work has focused on issues of special education, school discipline, juvenile justice, and foster care. At present, Ryan is staff attorney for the Education Law Clinic and Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative (TLPI) at Harvard Law School. In this capacity, she has focused her advocacy on special education and school discipline issues facing children impacted by trauma. Previously, Ryan was a clinical instructor in the Child Advocacy Clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law and directed a child advocacy pro bono program that involved law students in casework as well as a variety of policy and legislative initiatives to improve educational outcomes for disadvantaged children in Virginia. Ryan earned a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and a B.A. from Dartmouth College.

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