Andrew S. Horsfall is the Assistant Dean of International Programs at Syracuse University College of Law. He received a Bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University’s College of Arts & Sciences and Juris Doctor from Syracuse University College of Law. He worked at Syracuse University Abroad before commencing his legal education.
Dean Horsfall leads the College of Law’s Office of International Programs where he oversees and supports a portfolio of international initiatives, including a Master of Laws (LL.M.) program, a summer externship program in London, short-term study abroad programs, a Visiting Scholars Program, and a new doctoral-level SJD program. He also engages in new program development and contributes to efforts that strengthen institutional partnerships and elevate the profile of the College abroad.
In 2019, Dean Horsfall received a Fulbright grant to attend the Seminar for U.S. International Higher Education Professionals in Germany. He travels regularly to visit institutional partners, alumni, and prospective students, and he has been invited to speak on topics related to international legal education with the Fulbright Program, EducationUSA, and the Indian National Bar Association.
He is a member of the New York State Bar and holds professional affiliations with the Fulbright Association and the New York State Bar Association’s Sections on Trusts and Estates Law and Elder Law and Special Needs.
His personal research interests include estate planning and elder law, the impact of currency exchange rate fluctuations on international students, risk management, international enrollment management, and student mobility. He is co-author of the article titled: Failed Strategy: Using Trade Secret Laws to Assert Ownership of Employee’s Social Media Accounts in the Journalism Industry, published in the NYU Journal of Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law (Volume 9, Issue 1, 2019).