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Sandra Sellers biography: 13 things about ex-Georgetown University law professor

Sandra Sellers

Sandra Sellers

Sandra A. Sellers is a white woman from Virginia, United States. Here are 13 more things about her:

  1. She lives in McLean, Fairfax County, Virginia. She previously lived in Arlington, Virginia and Bethany Beach, Sussex County, Delaware, USA. (a)
  2. In 1980, she earned her bachelor’s degree in political science and Russian and Soviet Area Studies from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, USA. In 1983, she earned her Juris Doctor from The George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C., USA. (b) (c)
  3. From April 1982 to May 1983, she was a student law clerk to the chief administrative law judge at the U.S. International Trade Commission. From September 1983 to October 1984, she was an attorney-advisor to the chief administrative law judge at the commission. (d) (e)
  4. From October 1984 to May 1994, she was a partner at Willian Brinks Olds Hofer Gilson and Lione. (d) (e)
  5. She was the U.S. International Trade Commission’s chair of regulations committee from 1985 to 1989, secretary in 1990, vice president in 1991 and president-elect in 1992 and president in 1993. (e)
  6. She was the International Trademark Association‘s vice-chair from 1999 to 2001, alternative dispute resolution committee chair from 2003 to 2003 and board of directors member from 2005 to 2007. (e)
  7. From June 1994 to April 1998, she was the Software Publishers Association‘s vice president of intellectual property education and enforcement. (d) (e)
  8. She was a member of the American Bar Association‘s Y2K ADR Task Force from 1999 to 2000 and E-Commerce and ADR Task Force from 2000 to 2002. (e)
  9. In May 1998, she became the president of Technology Mediation Services, which is based in McLean, Virginia. (d) (e)
  10. In 2003, she started working at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. as an adjunct professor of mediation. (e)
  11. In 2010, she started working at George Washington University Law School as an adjunct professor of mediation. (d)
  12. She was 62 years old when a video of her Zoom conversation with her fellow Georgetown University Law Center professor David C. Batson was published online in March 2021. In the video, she said, “I hate to say this. I end up having this angst every semester that a lot of my lower ones are blacks. (It) happens almost every semester and it’s like, ‘Oh, come on.’ You get some really good ones but there are also usually some that are just plain at the bottom. It drives me crazy.” (a) (f)
  13. After the video of her conversation with Batson was made public, Georgetown University terminated her and placed him on administrative leave. She later released an apology. (f)



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