Brendon Taga, Ph.D., J.D.


Associate Dean, College of Education, Seattle University

Dr. Taga researches issues at the intersection of education, disability, and the law and completed his Ph.D. in Learning Sciences at the University of Washington. An attorney, he received his J.D. cum laude from Seattle University School of Law, where he was a Fellow for the Center for Global Justice and earned the Faculty Scholar award. Upon graduation, he served as the Associate Director of the Access Admission Program, under the direction of Professor Paula Lustbader. He also taught legal writing at Seattle University School of Law. Before coming to Seattle, he received a B.A. in Intellectual History from the University of Pennsylvania. He worked as a Law Clerk for the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office and as a Trademark Specialist for a large corporate firm.

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