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John Siliciano

Senior Vice Provost John Siliciano

John Siliciano serves as Cornell’s Deputy Provost and is responsible for a broad range of academic and operational matters. These include assisting the Provost with dean searches, tenure and promotion reviews, department chair training and support, faculty policy oversight, academic human resource issues and special projects and initiatives. Siliciano joined the Cornell Law School’s faculty in 1984 and is a national authority on torts and products liability. He served as Associate Dean of the Law School from 1997-2000, Vice Dean from 2000-2003, and Interim Dean in 2004 before becoming the Vice Provost in 2005. He was promoted to Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs in 2009 and was appointed Deputy Provost in 2016. Siliciano graduated summa cum laude in history at Cornell in 1975, and earned both an M.P.A. at Princeton and a J.D. at Columbia University in 1979. He was editor-in-chief of the Columbia Law Review and went on to clerk for Chief Judge Wilfred Feinberg of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and for Justice Thurgood Marshall on the U.S. Supreme Court, before returning to Cornell.

Contact information:

Office of the Deputy Provost
Cornell University
433 Day Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-2801
Ph: 607.255.6230
Fax: 607.255.2990

Contact Information

Office of Faculty Development and Diversity
122 Day Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Ph: 607.255.6867
Fax: 607.255.4672