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Kyle W. Jones

Kyle W. Jones

Associate Dean and Dean of Students

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Telephone: (213) 740-6314
Fax: (213) 740-5502
699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA Room: 104

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Kyle W. Jones '98 is the Associate Dean and Dean of Students at USC Gould School of Law. He oversees core student-services functions such as Orientation, Student Organizations, Registrar, Financial Aid and Public Service. Jones also addresses the many student and faculty issues that arise with classes, exams, and academic policies.

Prior to being named Dean of Students,Jones for 10 years served as Director of Registration and Records for USC Gould School of Law. He was honored with the Student Bar Association Staff Appreciation award in 2006. Previously, Jones was Director of Product Development for

Jones received two undergraduate degrees from the USC, and his JD from USC Gould.


Ars Technica
July 26, 2017
Re: Michael Chasalow

Michael Chasalow was quoted about a legal dispute over the ownership of fact-checking site “"Of course the underlying issue is whether the sale resulted in five individual owners or ownership by Proper Media," he e-mailed. “It seems most likely that Proper Media assumed that the individual owners would act in Proper Media’s interest, but it is not clear whether the five individuals had contractual obligations to do so. If the sale resulted in five owners who were not bound by contract to act in a certain way, then any one of the owners would, in theory, be free to act individually, with Mikkelson. On the other hand, the five individual owners could have contractually agreed to vote for a certain director or directors (for example the president of Proper Media), but such a provision would need to be clearly articulated along with consequences for not following such a provision."


Gillian Hadfield
May, 2017

Gillian Hadfield was appointed to serve on the ABA's new Commission on the Future of Legal Education.

Gillian Hadfield
May, 2017

"Silly Rules," Workshop of the Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

Gillian Hadfield
May, 2017

Gillian Hadfield moderated "Hyperloop One and Autonomous Transportation:  A Test Case for Innovative Governance," Governance of Emerging Technologies Conference, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ.