Caryn Beck-Dudley is the first women dean of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University. She was also the first woman dean of a business school at Utah State University and Florida State University. In addition to teaching business law, employment law and business ethics she has made many public presentations, to large and small audiences, on a variety of leadership and legal/ethical topics. Her work is published in several journals including the American Business Law Journal where she served on the editorial board. Dean Beck-Dudley is the current vice-chair/chair elect for the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). She is also a member of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, serving as past chair.