Marcia Lynn Sells, joined Harvard Law School in 2015 as Associate Dean & Dean of Students. Prior to arriving at HLS, she served as an administrator at Columbia University where she had the dual title of Associate Dean in the School of the Arts for Outreach & Education and Associate Vice President, Program Development and Initiatives, within the office of Government and Community Affairs. Dean Sells has held a variety of progressively responsible positions in the private and public sector including: Educational Consultant for Dance Theatre of Harlem, Vice President of Employee and Organizational Development for Reuters America, Vice President of Organizational Development & Human Resources, and Vice President Player Education and Development for the National Basketball Association, Dean of Students at Columbia University School of Law, and Assistant District Attorney trying rape and child abuse cases for the Kings County District Attorney’s Office. Marcia earned her Juris Doctorate from Columbia University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts from Barnard College.