Sylvia Lazos, J.D.
Professor Sylvia Lazos is the Justice Myron Leavitt Professor at William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada Las Vegas, where she has served since 2002. Her areas of specialty are Constitutional Law, Education Reform, and Legislative Process. Her research focuses on civil rights, education, and the importance of diversity in the judiciary. Professor Lazos has served on committees convened by four Superintendents of Clark County School District to examine discipline disproportionality, student achievement gaps by race, English Language Learners, cultural competency of teachers, and achievement gaps.