Jenny S. Kwon

Assistant Chancellor & Dean/ Chief of Staff


Jenny Kwon is Assistant Chancellor & Dean and Chief of Staff to Chancellor & Dean David Faigman. She advises the Chancellor and Dean on the administration of the campus and guides the implementation of college-wide strategic priorities, including developing partnerships and collaborations, managing government relations, and overseeing various DEI efforts.

Prior to joining UC Law SF, Dr. Kwon served as Associate Chief of Staff to the Chancellor at UC Berkeley. She has broad experience in higher education, having served as an academic librarian, director of career development, and advisor in equity and inclusion. She completed her undergraduate work at UC Berkeley, received her Master’s in Education from Harvard University, her Master’s in Library and Information Science from San Jose State University, and her Doctorate in Education from UC Davis. Her research focuses on the career progression of staff of color at large public universities.


  • University of California, Davis, Graduate School of Education
    Doctorate in Education

  • San Jose State University, School of Library & Information Science
    Master of Library and Information Science

  • Harvard University, Graduate School of Education
    Master of Education

  • University of California, Berkeley
    Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare

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