Professor Carolyn Broering-Jacobs was selected to receive Cleveland State University’s 2018 Distinguished University Faculty Award for Teaching and Associate Dean and Professor Milena Sterio was selected to receive CSU's 2018 Distinguished University Faculty Award for Research. Sterio and Broering-Jacobs will receive their awards at a University ceremony this fall.
CSU’s annual Distinguished Faculty Awards honor the contributions of its dedicated employees and illustrate the commitment to students, enthusiasm for education and tremendous skill exhibited by all of the members of CSU’s campus community.
Broering-Jacobs joined the C|M|LAW faculty in 2000 as a professor in the legal writing program and was later promoted to Director of Legal Writing and Administrative Liaison to Legal Clinic, in addition to her teaching duties. Broering-Jacobs has been heavily involved in strategic planning, recruitment and enrollment efforts for the school. She has also served as a long-time faculty advisor to the Cleveland-Marshall moot court team.
Sterio joined the C|M|LAW faculty in 2006 and was named Associate Dean for Academic Enrichment in 2014. Her research focuses on international law, international criminal law, and human rights and she is nationally known for her work on maritime piracy. Sterio has participated in the meetings of the United Nations Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia, and has been a member of the Piracy Expert Group, an academic think tank functioning within the auspices of the Public International Law and Policy Group. She serves as Co-Chair of the Women in International Law Interest Group at the American Society of International Law and has presented around the country on numerous topics of international law. Earlier this year, she signed a contract with e-Langdell/CALI to write a casebook in International Law, to be published in 2020.