Sheila O'Rourke

Senior Campus Counsel

Sheila O'Rourke was appointed Senior Campus Counsel at UC Davis on July 1, 2016 after serving as Associate Campus Counsel since February 2013. She also serves as a special advisor to the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs at UC Davis. Her prior service at the University of California includes Assistant Provost at UC Berkeley, Associate Vice Provost at the Office of the President, Director of the UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program and lecturer at the Graduate School of Education at Berkeley.

Prior to joining the University of California, Ms. O’Rourke was a civil rights attorney for the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and a teaching fellow at Stanford Law School. Ms. O’Rourke is a graduate of Stanford University (A.B.) and Berkeley Law School (Boalt Hall) (J.D.).