Gail Hupper is Director of LL.M. and International Programs, and professor for special LL.M. student courses on the U.S. legal system, at Boston College Law School. Her arrival at Boston College in 2006 followed a fourteen-year association with Harvard Law School, most recently as a Visiting Scholar and immediately before that as Assistant Dean for the Graduate Program and International Legal Studies. She also has served as a Lecturer in Law at Harvard and as a Visiting Professor at the University of Paris Ouest (Nanterre). Her recent writing focuses on the evolution of the academic doctorate in law in the U.S. Prior to her time at Harvard, Professor Hupper practiced corporate and securities law at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York and Hale and Dorr (now WilmerHale) in Boston, and held the position of General Counsel of IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. in Westbrook, Maine. She holds a B.A. in Political Economy from Williams College and a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she was an Editor of the Columbia Law Review. She is admitted to practice in New York and Massachusetts.