Title: Law Educator
Company: Northeastern University
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Richard A. Daynard, Ph.D., Law Educator at Northeastern University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in law education.
A university distinguished professor of law at Northeastern University and president of the Public Health Advocacy Institute, Dr. Daynard has amassed more than 50 years of professional experience in his areas of expertise. He commenced his career as a student at Columbia University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in 1964. He went on to earn a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Harvard University in 1967, followed by a Master of Arts in sociology from Columbia University in 1970. Soon thereafter, Dr. Daynard obtained a Doctor of Philosophy in urban studies and planning from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1980.
Heavily involved in establishing responsibility of the tobacco industry for tobacco-related death, disease and disability, Dr. Daynard has also served as chairman of the Law and Obesity Project and chairman of the Tobacco Products Liability Project. The author and co-author of more than 90 articles in esteemed journals, he boasts expertise in civil liability, consumer protection, health law, human behavior, public interest advocacy, torts and products liability, among other areas. Notably, he has lectured about legal issues regarding tobacco and obesity in more than 50 countries and has chaired 25 national and international conferences.
In recognition of his exceptional contributions to the industry, Dr. Daynard was honored with the Dr. William Cahan Distinguished Professor Award from the Flight Attendants Medical Research Institute in 2005. In addition, he has been highlighted in several editions of Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in the East and Who’s Who in the World.
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