Asha Rangappa, Associate Dean for Admissions & Financial Aid

Asha Rangappa graduated from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University in 1996, and from Yale Law School in 2000. In between, she was a Fulbright Scholar in Bogota, Colombia, where she studied Colombian constitutional reform and its impact on U.S. drug policy in the region. During her time at Yale Law School, Asha served as a Coker Fellow for Constitutional Law, participated in the Yale-Chile Linkage Program, and founded Yale Law School's first theater troupe, the Court Jesters. Following law school Asha served as a law clerk for the Honorable Juan R. Torruella, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She then joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a Special Agent, specializing in counterintelligence investigations in New York City from 2002 until 2005. Asha joined Yale Law School as the Assistant Dean of Admissions in December 2005, becoming Associate Dean in 2007. Asha teaches National Security Law and related courses at Wesleyan University, the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs at Yale University, and the Henry C. Lee School of Criminal Justice at the University of New Haven.


J.D., Yale, 2000

A.B., Princeton, 1996


Yale Law School
P.O. Box 208215
New Haven, CT 06520