Prof. Dangel serves as Faculty Director of the Pitt Law School externship program and teaches courses in entertainment law, transactional drafting, social innovation and commercializing new technologies. She also co-directs a series of public Start Smart Law seminars and workshops for law students and entrepreneurs from the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University and the greater Pittsburgh community. While at Pitt Law School, she has delivered speeches and published articles on using law and social innovation training to prepare law students for 21st Century careers.
Prior to joining Pitt Law School, Prof. Dangel enjoyed successful careers as a non-profit executive, documentary filmmaker, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart associate, and a law clerk for Judge Pierre Leval of the Southern District of New York and Justice Harry Blackmun of the United States Supreme Court. She has degrees from Yale Law School (J.D.), the University of Pennsylvania (B.A/M.A. in Political Science and B.S in Economics) and Oxford University (B.A. in Modern History), where she was a Rhodes Scholar.