A portrait of Tina Fernandes Botts

About Professor Botts

Professor Botts is a legal scholar and philosophy professor who has been teaching at the San Joaquin College of Law since January of 2022.  In academic year 2021-2022, she was also Visiting Scholar in the Philosophy Department at Dartmouth College and Visiting Professor of Law at University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. Prior to these appointments, she held positions as an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at California State University, Fresno and the University of North Carolina, Charlotte.  Additional prior full-time positions include Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Oberlin College and Lecturer in Philosophy and Law at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  As a philosophy professor, her primary area of specialization is philosophy of law.