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Nina A. Kohn

Nina A. Kohn is the David M. Levy Professor of Law and Faculty Director of Online Education at Syracuse University College of Law, and the Solomon Center Distinguished Scholar in Elder Law with the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School.  She is also a faculty affiliate with the Syracuse University Aging Studies Institute, a member of the American Law Institute, and a former Visiting Professor at Yale Law School.   Professor Kohn’s research focuses on how the law shapes and responds to the experience of growing older and the needs of older adults.  She regularly writes for both academic and non-academic audiences, and her work has appeared in diverse fora including the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, the Washington University Law Review, and the Washington Post.  She is also the author of Elder Law: Practice, Policy & Problems (Wolters Kluwer, 2d ed. 2020).  Among other public interest roles, Kohn is the Reporter for the Uniform Law Commission’s Uniform Health Care Decisions Act and Advisor to the American Law Institute’s Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Concluding Provisions project.  Kohn previously served in Reporter for the Third Revision of the Uniform Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Act and has testified about guardianship abuse before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging.  Kohn earned her earned an A.B. from Princeton University and a J.D. from Harvard University.

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Special Thanks to Judith D. Tamkin

We are sincerely appreciative to Judith D. Tamkin for her gift to help establish the USC Center on Elder Mistreatment’s website. Her deep and personal commitment to eradicating elder abuse is helping to reshape our understanding of elder abuse and ultimately save innumerable older adults from abuse and neglect.