Jennifer L. Mnookin joined the UCLA School of Law in 2005, and became dean of the school in 2015. She is a noted expert on forensic science, scientific evidence, and expert testimony. Dr. Mnookin is a member of the National Academy of Sciences' Committee on Science, Technology and Law and served as the co-chair of the Senior Advisors to the 2016 President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology report on forensic science. She received a B.A from Harvard University, a J.D. from Yale Law School, and a Ph.D. in History and Social Study of Science and Technology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.