MEET THE PRESENTERS
Irving Labovitz, J.D., is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts and holds a Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law. He is a member of the Massachusetts and Washington, DC Bars and also admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as multiple federal appellate and trial courts. He has authored many scholarly law review articles and has been a lecturer for the American Bar Association and Commercial Law League of America. He has been a military prosecutor, a member of the legal staff at the Federal Trade Commission, and engaged by the FDIC as contract counsel to provide legal assistance in liquidating failed banks. He has previously taught as an adjunct professor at Western New England College of Law, acted as co-chair of an urban law firm, and as general counsel for a large corporation. Since 2003, he remains an adjunct professor at Florida Atlantic University.
Terryl Lawrence, Ed.D. earned her doctorate in the Arts from Columbia University. She has had numerous exhibitions of her paintings and photographs in New York and Florida and is the recipient of many awards, including a national grant in the Humanities. She currently teaches Art History at Palm Beach State College and is a published writer.
Lettman, Stacy J.
Stacy J. Lettman, Ph.D. is an assistant professor in the English department at FAU. Her research and teaching focus on Caribbean and African Diaspora literature and cultural studies. Her book, "The Slave Sublime: The Language of Violence in Caribbean Literature and Music" will be published in June 2022 by UNC Press.
Michael Levin is a nationally known cyber security professional who spent over twenty-two years in the U.S. Secret Service protecting presidents and Heads of State. After this distinguished career and seeing the need, Levin founded the Center for Information Security Awareness – CFISA.com.
Lewis, Steven F.
Steven F. Lewis, Ph.D. is a professor of population health and social medicine at the FAU Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine (COM). He was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, and earned his bachelor's degree from Brooklyn College and his doctoral degree in exercise physiology from Stanford University. He served as professor and chair of the Department of Health Sciences at the Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at Boston University. His subspecialty is human muscle fatigue and physical performance in health and disease. His primary responsibilities today are teaching COM medical students.
Dahlia Lithwick is a senior editor at Slate, where she has written her "Supreme Court Dispatches" and "Jurisprudence" columns since 1999. Her work has also appeared in the New York Times, Harper’s, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The New Republic and Commentary, among other places. She is host of “Amicus,” Slate’s award-winning biweekly podcast about the law and the Supreme Court. She is also a frequent commentator on MSNBC. In 2018 Lithwick received the American Constitution Society’s Progressive Champion Award, and the Hillman Prize for Opinion and Analysis. She won a 2013 National Magazine Award for her columns on the Affordable Care Act. She has been twice awarded an Online Journalism Award for her legal commentary. She was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in October of 2018. Lithwick earned her B.A. in English from Yale University and her J.D. degree from Stanford University. Her book Lady Justice: Women, the Law, and the Battle to Save America will be published by Penguin Press in September