Lucy Dalglish

Dean, Phillip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland, USA

Lucy Dalglish is a professor and dean of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park.

A recognized international expert on the law of media and free expression, Dalglish served as executive director of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press in Washington, D.C., for 12 years before joining Merrill College in 2012. Early in her career, she worked in Minnesota as a trial lawyer in Minneapolis in the 1990s and as a reporter and editor at the St. Paul Pioneer Press in the 1980s and 90s.

Dalglish has been recognized nationally for her service to the journalism profession by the Society of Professional Journalists and the National Press Foundation. She regularly appears in media reports across the globe as an expert on free speech and free press issues. Dalglish earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of North Dakota and has law degrees from Yale Law School and Vanderbilt University School of Law.


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