Senior Lecturing Fellow Marily Nixon directs the Summer Institute on Law, Language & Culture (SILLC). Prior to joining the Institute faculty, Professor Nixon practiced law for more than 20 years with large corporate law firms, local government, and environmental NGOs and spent a short time working in the foundation field. She is also a Professor of Practice at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where she teaches a variety of courses and developed and directs the online Master of Studies in Law program.
Professor Nixon is a graduate of Duke University and received her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was on the Virginia Law Review. She speaks Italian and French.