Dehlia Umunna-- Meet the first Nigerian to be an appointed as a Professor at Harvard Law school (Photos)


Dehlia Umunna made history by becoming the first Nigerian to be appointed as a Professor at the Harvard Law school in 2015.

She's currently the Deputy Director and clinical instructor at the Harvard Law school Criminal Justice Institute in the United States of America.

Dehlia Umunna is an Igbo but is a Nigerian-American born citizen.

One of her duties as a Professor at Harvard Law school include supervising and governing the third year law students as they represent adult and Juvenile Clients during different proceedings in the court.



According to her, she's happy for the extra opportunity given to her to continue to work in what she's passionate about. She said this when she was appointed a Professor newly.

Dehlia Umunna has been a lecturer at Harvard University since 2007 and has also published different articles in the American University Journal of Gender, Social policy and the law.

Dehlia Umunna qualifications.

She has a master's degree in Public administration from the Harvard Kennedy school of Government

She also has Bachelors of Art degree in Communications from the California State University (CSU)

She also has a Degree in Law from the George Washington University law center.

A lot of her students hold her in high esteem and really admire her a lot. She is also a teacher and mentor to a lot of people.

She's currently 43 years old. She's a mother of 2 beautiful children, one daughter (Ifeanyi) and a son (Edozie).



Igbo Amaka! She has really put the Igbos and Nigeria as a whole on the world map and we are very proud of her.


Feel free to drop your comments below and pray to be better than her. If you are inspired feel free to like and share too.

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