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William Wood

Greenberg Law Review Fellow
B.A. Williams College, 1998
M.S.E.L. Vermont Law School, 2000
M.P.P. Harvard University, 2002
J.D./M.A. UCLA, 2006
wood@law.ucla.edu

 
William Wood is the inaugural recipient of The Bernard A. and Lenore S. Greenberg Law Review Fellowship.  As the inaugural Greenberg Fellow, Wood will develop and execute a comprehensive scholarly research project and teach two courses.
 
Wood received his B.A. in Political Science and Economics cum laude with Honors in Political Science from Williams College in 1998, his Master of Studies in Environmental Law degree summa cum laude in 2000 from Vermont Law School, his Master in Public Policy degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in 2002, and a joint degree, J.D./M.A. in American Indian Studies, from UCLA in 2006 with specializations in Business Law & Policy as well as in Critical Race Studies.  While at law school, Wood was articles editor of the UCLA Law Review and the UCLA Chicana/o-Latina/o Law Review.  He also served as the editor-in-chief of the UCLA Indigenous People’s Journal of Law, Culture & Resistance.  After law school, Wood joined Holland & Knight’s Indian Law Practice Group where he currently represents tribal governments and entities in litigation, economic development, and financing matters.  Wood has taught a course on Federal Indian Law as an adjunct professor at Southwestern Law School (Fall 2010).  He also has taught an undergraduate course on the History of Native Americans in California at UCLA (Spring 2010), and has previously assisted in a course on Advanced Quantitative Methods II:  Econometric Methods at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government (Spring 2002).