Richard F. Robinson Associate Dean for Capital Projects
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Contact Information

Cornell Law School
391 Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

Phone: (607) 255-1231

Professional Biography

Dean Robinson serves as a senior level member of the administration, overseeing the school's capital facilities projects.

Previously, Dean Robinson served for 29 years as the Associate Dean for Administration and Finance, directing financial, accounting, budgeting, human resources, and facilities operations at the Law School. Prior to that, he managed the financial accounting systems and facilities operation for Cornell’s Division of Nutritional Sciences. Before coming to Cornell, he worked in health care administration and clinical research.

Dean Robinson is currently an elected Trustee of the Village of Cayuga Heights where he serves as chairman of the public works committee. He is past president of the Tompkins Country Health Planning Council and has served as board member of the Tompkins County Human Services Coalition, Ithaca Community Childcare Center, and Temple Beth-El.

He holds an MBA and an MPH from Columbia University and attended Pennsylvania State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree with distinction in biophysics.