Dean of Academic Excellence
About Dean Sonbol
Dean Sonbol is tasked with developing and implementing academic programs to ensure that all students at Mitchell Hamline achieve and maintain excellence in their performance in law school and on the bar exam. As a member of the faculty, she also serves on faculty committees and teaches various courses.
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education.”
-Martin Luther King, Jr.
B.A., Psychology, magna cum laude, 2003, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
J.D., magna cum laude, 2008, Hamline University School of Law
Mitchell Hamline School of Law: dean of academic excellence, 2017-.
Thomson Reuters, Eagan, Minn., education program developer, 2016-2016.
University of Minnesota Law School, Twin Cities, bar exam program developer & instructor – independent contractor, 2015-2016.
John Marshall Law School, Atlanta, Ga., assistant dean of student affairs, 2015-2015.
Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, La., assistant professor, 2010-2015.
Stinson Leonard Street, Minneapolis, Minn., attorney, 2008-2010; law clerk, 2006-2008.