Nicole Commissiong began her duties as Assistant Dean for Student Affairs during the summer of 2009. Assistant Dean Commissiong is a "Double Duck," having received her undergraduate degree cum laude in 1997 from the University of Oregon, and her J.D. in 2001 from Oregon Law. In addition to an outstanding academic career, Commissiong was a standout 400- and 800-meter specialist on the UO Track & Field team.
Prior to joining Oregon Law, Commissiong clerked for Lane County Circuit Judge Gregory Foote, and worked for Bullivant Houser Bailey P.C. in Portland before returning to Eugene to work for Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C.