Dana Pownall

Executive Submissions Editor

Executive Submissions Editor


Class of: December 2014

2013-2014: Executive Submissions Editor


Dana Pownall graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a major in neuropsychology, the study of the brain and human behavior. Before attending law school, Dana lived in Chicago, working at a forensic neuropsychology clinic, in corporate communications, and in college admissions.

Dana has volunteered and done various externships in public interest fields, including volunteering and managing volunteers at Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Self Help Web Center at the Daley Center. Dana was also President of the Chicago-Kent student chapter of the American Constitution Society, which advocates for human dignity, individual rights and liberties, genuine equality, and access to justice. Dana is interested in the intersection of human rights, civil liberties, and international law.

Dana serves as the submissions editor for the Chicago-Kent Journal of International and Comparative Law, in addition to working in the Development Office at Chicago-Kent. She hopes to work in development at a policy agency advocating for domestic and international human rights and civil liberties after graduation.