Professor of Law and Director of Study Abroad Programs
B.A., with highest distinction, 1971, Indiana University
J.D., with honors, 1979, University of Texas at Austin
LL.M., 1983, Harvard Law School
Ph.D., 1998, Columbia University.
Admitted to the bar of Illinois. Before beginning her career in legal education, Professor Harmon was in private practice with a large commercial law firm in Chicago. In addition to her regular teaching, she offers courses, respectively, in Indian and Tibetan Law and Philosophy and China’s Legal Traditions in Touro’s summer programs in India and China. Among her many publications, Professor Harmon is author of Fragments on the Deathwatch (Beacon Press, 1998) and co-author, with Touro Law Center colleague Professor Deborah Post, of Cultivating Intelligence: Power, Law, and the Politics of Teaching (New York University Press, 1996).