Margaret Sova McCabe
Margaret Sova McCabe has been on the University of New Hampshire School of Law faculty since 2007 and affiliate faculty at the Carsey School for the university’s joint Juris Doctor/Master in Public Policy since 2016. She previously served three years as associate dean of academic affairs and two years as associate dean of academic administration and special projects.
Sova McCabe’s academic experience has included work in academic affairs, accreditation, administrative and academic infrastructure, program implementation, hiring, admissions, internationalization strategy, collective bargaining, fundraising, financial aid, alumni relations, strategic palling, budgeting and financial analysis, marketing, external relations, faculty recruitment and retention, bar passage and teaching — including courses on administrative process.
Her scholarship in food systems and economic policy, agriculture and food law and administrative procedure may be found in publications such as the Journal of Food Law and Policy, Food and Drug Law Journal, Lewis and Clark Environmental Law Review and Maine Law Review.
Before joining the University of New Hampshire School of Law, Sova McCabe was a contract practitioner in Sanbornton, New Hampshire, an associate attorney at Fitzgerald, Sessler and Nichols PA in Laconia, New Hampshire; and an attorney for the New Hampshire Department of Safety Commissioner.
While an undergraduate, Sova McCabe spent a semester at sea through Boston University and participated in American Maritime Studies through Williams College. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Bard College and a Juris Doctor from the University of Maine School of Law.