Hon. Carrie Garrow

Hon. Carrie Garrow (Akwesasne Mohawk), Visiting Professor, Syracuse University College of Law; Chief Appellate Justice, St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Court Carrie Garrow, J.D., M.P.A., is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Syracuse University College of Law and the Chief Appellate Judge for the St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Court.  She received her undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, her law degree from Stanford Law School, and a master’s in public policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She is a consultant with Tribal Law and Policy Institute and has co-authored Tribal Criminal Law and Procedure with Sarah Deer, in addition to writing several articles on tribal law and governance.  She has served as a tribal justice consultant for several non-profit organizations, including the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development, and the Native Nations Institute. In 2004, Judge Garrow joined the Center for Indigenous Law. The Center conducts legal and policy research relating to all aspects of indigenous sovereignty, provides technical assistance to Indigenous nations and governments, offers education and training on Indian law and policy issues, and promotes a great understanding of the law, government and history of the Haudenosaunee (People of the Longhouse). In addition to her work at the Center, Judge Garrow is an adjunct professor at Syracuse University College of Law and Syracuse University’s Native Studies Minor.