John Hollway

Associate Dean, University of Pennsylvania Law School

John F. Hollway (C’92, MAPP ’18) is Associate Dean and Executive Director of the Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.  His research helps organizations confront challenges and turn negative occurrences into opportunities for quality improvement.  He is a national thought leader on the use of root cause analysis in criminal justice, and is a frequent consultant to criminal justice agencies and corporations on quality improvement and measurement issues.

After obtaining his Masters in Positive Psychology degree in 2018, John has helped to establish innovative and leading well-being programs at Penn Law and at the law firm of Morgan, Lewis, and he consults frequently with law firms and other legal organizations to help them improve the engagement and well-being of lawyers and legal professionals.  He currently teaches Positive Psychology in Legal Practice and Wellness:  A Professional Responsibility at Penn Law.

John is the author of numerous publications, including Killing Time: An 18-Year Odyssey from Death Row to Freedom, winner of the National Independent Book Award for non-fiction in 2011, and one of the Chicago Sun-Times’ Best Books of the Year.