By unanimous vote, Elizabeth Garrett, acting USC provost has been named Provost of the Univ. of Southern California. Before being named acting provost Professsor Garrett held an endowed chair in the USC Gould School of Law and also served as Co-Director of the USC-Caltech Center for the Study of Law and Politics.
Provost Garrett came to SC in 2003 from the Univ. of Chicago where she was Dean of Academic Affairs She is a graduate of the Univ. of Virginia Law School and later served as a clerk to Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. She is a Fellow of the American Law Institute and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. She has also served on the editorial board of the Election Law Journal.