Nitza Escalera

Nitza Escalera

Adjunct Lecturer
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Ed.M.  -   Teachers College, Columbia University
J.D.     -   Columbia University School of Law
M.P.A. -   New York University;
M.S.    -   Syracuse University
 B.A.   -   Le Moyne College


Nitza Milagros Escalera currently serves as the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at Fordham University School of Law where she also teaches a seminar titled, Negotiation and Mediation: A Cross-Cultural Perspective.  Escalera also teaches a course on Race and Ethnicity at John Jay College.  She is also a founder and member of the Board of Directors of Friends of PASOS: A Museum and Center for Peacebuilding, Inc. In addition to her volunteer work with PASOS, Escalera serves on the Mayors Advisory Committee on the Judiciary.  She is former fellow of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute and of the Coro Fellow's Leadership Program.