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Daniel D. BarnhizerDaniel D. Barnhizer »
Professor of Law & The Bradford Stone Faculty Scholar
J.D. Harvard Law School
B.A. Miami University

Contract Law & Theory, Conservation Law, Comparative Law, Jurisprudence

Mary A. BedikianMary A. Bedikian »
Professor in Residence & Director of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
J.D. Michigan State University College of Law
B.A. and M.A. Wayne State University

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Mediation, Arbitration

Susan H. BitenskySusan H. Bitensky »
Professor of Law
J.D. University of Chicago Law School
B.A. Case Western Reserve University

Constitutional Law, International Human Rights Law, Evidence, Children’s Rights

David Blankfein-TabachnickDavid Blankfein-Tabachnick »
Associate Professor of Law
Associate Dean for Research

M.S.L. Yale Law School
Ph.D. University of Virginia
M.A. University of Rochester
B.A. Ithaca College

Private Law, Taxation, Tax Policy, Bankruptcy, Contracts, Property, Intellectual Property, Tort Law, Economic Inequality, Asset Allocation, Copyrights, Criminal Law, International Relations, Legal and Political Theory, Remedies, Trusts & Estates

Kristine L. BowmanKristine L. Bowman »
Professor of Law
Ph.D. University of Queensland
J.D. magna cum laude with high honors 2001, Duke University
M.A. 2001, Duke University
B.A. summa cum laude 1998, Drake University

Education Law

Jacob BronstherJacob Bronsther »
Assistant Professor of Law
Ph.D. London School of Economics and Political Science
J.D. New York University School of Law
M.Phil. Oxford University
B.A. Cornell University

Criminal Law, Sentencing, Law & Philosophy, Torts, Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Law

Adam CandeubAdam Candeub »
Professor of Law & Director of the Intellectual Property, Information & Communications Law Program
J.D. University of Pennsylvania Law School
B.A. Yale University

Administrative Law/ Regulatory State Antitrust, Communications Law Legal Analytics, Criminal Law Privacy and Information Security Law, Quantitative Methods for Lawyers Ratemaking and Utility Law, Cyber Law

Jennifer Carter-JohnsonJennifer Carter-Johnson »
Associate Professor of Law
Ph.D. University of Virginia
J.D. University of Michigan Law School
B.A. Union University

Intellectual property and policy, Biological research and the law, International Intellectual Property, Regulation of Scientific Research, Moot Courts

James M. ChenJames M. Chen »
Justin Smith Morrill Chair in Law, Professor of Law
J.D. Harvard Law School
M.A. Emory University
B.A. Emory University

Administrative Law, Agricultural Law, Constitutional Law, Economic Regulation, Environmental Law, Industrial Policy, Legislation, Natural Resources Law

Anne ChoikeAnne Choike »
Associate Clinical Professor; Director of the Equitable Entrepreneurship & Innovation Law Clinic
J.D. University of Michigan Law School
Uniwersytet Jagielloński, Kraków, Poland (Tomaszkiewicz-Florio Scholar)
M.U.P. University of Michigan Taubman School of Architecture and Urban Planning
B.A. Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences (Rawlings Presidential Research Scholar and Woods Fellow)

Transactional Law, Business and Community Law, Entrepreneurial Law, Intellectual Property Law

Jennifer L. CoplandJennifer L. Copland »
Associate Clinical Professor of Law; Director, Appellate Moot Court Program
J.D. University of Michigan Law School
B.A. University of Michigan

Public Speaking, Advocacy, Moot Court Competition, Commercial Litigation, Appellate Advocacy, Administrative Law: Food Safety and Labeling, Advocacy for Foreign-Educated Lawyers, Communications Skills for Lawyers

Nancy A. CostelloNancy A. Costello »
Associate Clinical Professor of Law
Director, First Amendment Clinic and Director, Free Expression Online Library and Resource Center

J.D. University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
B.A. Michigan State University

Legal Writing, First Amendment Law, Media Law, Intellectual Property Law

Charles DelmotteCharles Delmotte »
Assistant Professor of Law
B.A., M.A., J.D., Ph.D. Ghent University, Belgium

Federal Income Tax, Tax Policy, Innovation Law, Law & Philosophy, Law & Economics

Kevin R. DouglasKevin R. Douglas »
Assistant Professor of Law
J.D. Stanford Law School
B.Sc. and M.B.A. Florida A&M University

Business Enterprises, Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Securities Regulation, Unincorporated Business Entities

David S. FavreDavid S. Favre »
Professor of Law & The Nancy Heathcote Professor of Property and Animal Law
J.D. College of William and Mary
B.A. University of Virginia

Property, International Environmental Law, Wildlife Law, Animal Law

Kathryn E. FortKathryn E. Fort »
Director of Clinics, Director of Indian Law Clinic, Academic Specialist
J.D. Michigan State University College of Law
B.A. Hollins University

Federal Indian Law

Jeremy FrancisJeremy Francis »
Clinical Professor of Law, Writing Specialist
Ph.D. Michigan State University
M.A. University of Denver
B.A. Colorado State University

Research, Writing & Advocacy

Nicole GodfreyNicole Godfrey »
Associate Clinical Professor; Director of the Housing Justice Clinic
J.D. University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Master of Laws, Clinical Legal Education, University of Denver Sturm College of Law
M.A. University of Denver Josef Korbel School of International Studies
B.A. Boston University College of Arts & Sciences

Civil Rights, Housing Law

Linda Sheryl GreeneLinda Sheryl Greene »
Dean and MSU Foundation Professor of Law
J.D. University of California-Berkeley
Certificate in Public International Law: The Hague Academy of International Law
B.A. California State University-Long Beach

Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure, Legislation, Civil Rights, Sports Law

Catherine M. GrossoCatherine M. Grosso »
Professor of Law
J.D. University of Iowa College of Law
B.A. Earlham College

Criminal Procedure, Capital Punishment Law, Jury Selection and Race

Brian C. KaltBrian C. Kalt »
Professor of Law & Harold Norris Faculty Scholar
J.D. Yale Law School
A.B. University of Michigan

Structural Constitutional Law, Juries, Administrative Law, Bill of Rights, Torts

Dennis KennedyDennis Kennedy »
Director of the Center for Law, Technology & Innovation
J.D. Georgetown University Law Center
B.A. Wabash College

Information Technology, Legal Technology, Intellectual Property Licensing & Drafting

Joseph KozakiewiczJoseph Kozakiewicz »
Director of the Chance at Childhood Clinic
B.A. and J.D. Columbia University
M.S.W. Grand Valley State University

Child Advocacy, Interdisciplinary Education, Clinical Education (specifically Child Welfare), Conducting Family Court Hearings, Business Law, Securities Law

Mae KuykendallMae Kuykendall »
Professor of Law
J.D. Harvard Law School
M.A. and Ph.D. University of North Carolina
B.A. University of Houston

Corporate Law, Constitutional Law, Legal Definitions of Marriage, Organizational Governance and Dissent, Leadership Transition, Judicial Biography, Race Law and Culture, Business Law and Narrative, First Amendment, Law and Gender

Stephanie J. LaRoseStephanie J. LaRose »
Associate Clinical Professor of Law
J.D. Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
M.F.A. Vermont College of Fine Arts
B.A. University of Michigan

Legal Writing, Advocacy, Child Advocacy, Criminal Law

Michael A. LawrenceMichael A. Lawrence »
Professor of Law, Past-Foster Swift Professor of Constitutional Law
M.S. and J.D. University of Wisconsin
M.B.S. University of Colorado
B.S. Indiana University

Constitutional Law, Racial Justice, Constitutional Theory, Comparative Constitutional Law, Writings of the Founding, International Law, NAFTA, Property, Business Enterprises

Deanne Andrews LawrenceDeanne Andrews Lawrence »
Associate Clinical Professor of Law & RWA Co-Director
J.D. University of Colorado Law School
B.S. Purdue University
B.S. Indiana University

Research, Writing & Analysis, Advocacy

Veronica Valentine McNallyVeronica Valentine McNally »
Director of Trial Advocacy & Director of Externships
J.D. Michigan State University College of Law
B.A. University of Michigan

Legal Analysis and Writing, Trial Practice

Nicholas MercuroNicholas Mercuro »
Professor in Residence
Ph.D. Michigan State University
M.B.A. Seton Hall University
B.A. Pennsylvania State University

Economics, Business Administration, Resource Development

Geeyoung MinGeeyoung Min »
Associate Professor of Law
LL.M. and J.S.D. Yale Law School
B.A. and B.L. Seoul National University

Corporate Law, Governance, Business Enterprises, Securities Regulation, Corporate Governance and Compliance, Corporations and Constitutions

Noga Morag-LevineNoga Morag-Levine »
Professor of Law & The George Roumell Faculty Scholar
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall)
LL.B. Hebrew University of Jerusalem
A.B. University of California, Berkeley

Constitutional Law and the Regulatory State, Environmental Law, Courts and Social Policy, Comparative Environmental Law, Torts

Barbara O'BrienBarbara O'Brien »
Professor of Law
Ph.D. University of Michigan
J.D. University of Colorado
B.A. Bowdoin College

Criminal Law and Procedure, Exoneration, Jury Selection

Daphne O'Regan »
Associate Clinical Professor of Law & RWA Co-Director
M.A. and Ph.D. Cornell University
J.D. Michigan State University-Detroit College of Law
B.A. University of California, Santa Cruz

Research, Writing, Analysis, Common-Law Reasoning

Sean A. PagerSean A. Pager »
Professor of Law; Associate Director, Intellectual Property, Information & Communications Law Program (IPIC)
LL.M. European University Institute
J.D. U.C. Berkeley (Boalt Hall)
A.B. Harvard University

Intellectual Property, Creative Industries

Goldie PritchardGoldie Pritchard »
Assistant Dean of the Academic Success Program
J.D. Seattle University School of Law
M.A. Grand Valley State University
B.A. University of California Davis

Legal Analysis, Contracts

Philip A. PucilloPhilip A. Pucillo »
J.D. Tulane University Law School
B.A. Lafayette College

Civil Litigation, Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Constitutional Litigation, Evidence, Federal Jurisdiction, Law and Forensic Science, Professional Responsibility, Property

Frank S. RavitchFrank S. Ravitch »
Professor of Law & Walter H. Stowers Chair of Law and Religion, Director Kyoto Japan Program
LL.M. Georgetown University Law Center
J.D. The Dickinson School of Law
B.A. Tulane University

Religion, Torts, Constitutional Law, Interpretive Theory, Civil Rights Law, Disability Discrimination, First Amendment Law, Jurisprudence, Employment Discrimination Law

John W. Reifenberg, Jr.John W. Reifenberg, Jr. »
Professor of Law
Graduate Fellow, Yale
J.D. University of Denver
A.B. Brown University

Torts, International Law, International Business Transactions, Comparative Law, Canadian Charter of Rights, Chinese Law, European Community Law, International Business Transactions, International Environmental Law, International Sale of Goods, Law and Computers, Law and Social Science, Public International Law, Socialist Legal Systems, Space Law

Daniel B. RosenbaumDaniel B. Rosenbaum »
Assistant Professor
J.D. Harvard Law School
B.A. Washington University in St. Louis

Local Government, Property, Land Use and Government

Michael Sant'AmbrogioMichael Sant'Ambrogio »
Professor of Law & Senior Associate Dean for Faculty & Academic Affairs
J.D. New York University School of Law
M.A. New York University
B.A. Columbia University

Administrative and Regulatory Law, Civil Procedure, Federal Courts, Constitutional Law l

Justin  SimardJustin Simard »
Associate Professor of Law
J.D., PhD. University of Pennsylvania
B.A. Rice University

Professional Responsibility, Commercial Law, Legal History, Secured Transactions, Sales, and Contracts

Wenona T. SingelWenona T. Singel »
Director of the Indigenous Law & Policy Center and Associate Professor of Law
J.D. Harvard Law School
B.A. Harvard College

Tribal Legal Systems, Tribal Accountability for Human Rights, Property, Federal Indian Law, Natural Resources Law, Water Law, Environmental Justice, Environmental Justice in Indian Country, Advanced Topics in Indian Law: Tribal Economic Development, Advanced Topics in Indian Law: Native American Natural Resources, Advanced Topics in Indian Law: Global Perspectives on Indigenous Peoples, Remedies, Uniform Commercial Code: Sales

Glen StaszewskiGlen Staszewski »
Professor of Law & The A.J. Thomas Faculty Scholar
J.D. Vanderbilt Law School
B.A. University of Wisconsin

Civil Procedure, Legislation, Administrative Law, Comparative Constitutionalism, Presidential Powers, Regulatory State

Paul StokstadPaul Stokstad »
Associate Clinical Professor of Law
J.D. University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
B.A. Swarthmore College

Research, Writing, and Advocacy, Environmental Law Enforcement, Hazardous Waste Law, Administrative Law, Criminal Procedure

David B. ThronsonDavid B. Thronson »
Alan S. Zekelman Professor of International Human Rights Law and Director, Talsky Center for Human Rights of Women and Children
J.D. Harvard Law School
M.A. Teachers College, Columbia University
B.A. University of Kansas

Family Law, Immigration and Nationality Law, Immigration Law and Policy, Perspectives on U.S. Immigration Law, Public International Law, International Human Rights, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law

Veronica ThronsonVeronica Thronson »
Clinical Professor of Law
J.D. City University of New York School of Law
B.A. City University of New York - City College

Community Property, Domestic Violence Law, Immigration and Nationality Law, Family and Immigration Law

Christina WeaseChristina Wease »
Interim Director, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
J.D. Michigan State University College of Law
B.A. Michigan State University

Tax Law, IRS Practice and Procedure

Stephen WilksStephen Wilks »
Associate Professor of Law
Ph.D., Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
LL.M. (Securities Regulation), Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
J.D., Queen’s University at Kingston (Canada)
M.S.W., Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto
B.A. (History), Queen’s University at Kingston (Canada)

Nicholas J. WittnerNicholas J. Wittner »
Professor in Residence
J.D. 1979, cum laude, Wayne State University Law School
B.S. 1975, with high honors, Michigan State University