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Margaret E. Sova McCabe

Margaret E. Sova McCabe

Dean and Professor of Law

(LAWD)-Dean of Law

(LAWD)-Dean of Law

Phone: 479-575-5601

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Margaret Sova McCabe joined the University of Arkansas School of Law as dean and professor of law July 1, 2018. Since taking the helm, she has applied her years of experience and expertise to building on the school’s long-standing tradition of value and student centricity. She serves the campus as chair of the Dean’s Budget Model Committee and is the 2019-20 co-vice chair of the Administrative Law Section of the American Bar Association Food and Drug Committee.

In the first year of her deanship, the school launched a Summer Public Service Fellowship Program, which provides paid public service fellowships to promising law students interested in public service careers and is part of the law school's broader effort to fulfill the university's land-grant mission.

McCabe’s 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.

A full publications listing is available at https://works.bepress.com/margaret-sovamccabe/

Food systems and economic policy

Agriculture and food law

Administrative procedure

Bachelor of Arts, Bard College

Juris Doctor, University of Maine School of Law

Selected Works

“Linking sustainability to the healthy eating patterns of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans: a modelling study,” with Nicole Tichenor Blackstone, Naglaa H El-Abbadi, et al., Vol. 2 Iss. 8 THE LANCET 344-352 (2018).

“Cooperation or Compromise? Understanding the Farm Bill as Omnibus Legislation,” 14 J. FOOD L. & POLICY 1-11 (2018).

“Eating for the Environment: Using Dietary Guidelines to Achieve Better Human and Environmental Health Outcomes,” 47 LEWIS & CLARK ENVTL. L. REV. 741-763 (2017).

A full publications listing is available at https://works.bepress.com/margaret-sovamccabe/