Iowa Law Faculty

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Patricia Nassif Acton

Title/Position
Clinical Professor of Law Emerita
Professor Acton has taught Clinical Law, Commercial Transactions, Arts & Entertainment Law, Trusts and Estates, and the Legal History of Iowa.
Dean Agrawal

Gail Agrawal

Title/Position
Dean Emerita and F. Wendell Miller Professor of Law
Dean Agrawal was the 17th dean of The University of Iowa College of Law serving from 2010 - 2018.
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Mark A. Albright

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Mark A. Albright is a founding member of Perlman, Bajandas, Yevoli & Albright, P.L. He focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions; private equity and venture capital funding; software and technology licensing; and startups and emerging companies.
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John S. Allen

Title/Position
Herschel G. Langdon Clinical Professor of Law
Professor Allen and his students represent clients before courts and administrative agencies in a broad range of civil matters. Much of his work has focused on employment law, including employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, and unemployment insurance cases.
MIchael Amado

Michaël Amado

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member, Arcachon Summer Program
Eric Andersen

Eric Andersen

Title/Position
Professor of Law Emeritus
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Elizabeth Anstaett

Title/Position
Visiting Professor of Law
Dawn Barker Anderson (2)

Dawn Barker Anderson

Title/Position
Professor of Legal Analysis, Writing & Research
Professor Anderson teaches Legal Analysis, Writing and Research and is the director of the Writing Resource Center and the college’s academic success program.
Jan Barnes (2)

Jan Barnes

Title/Position
Admissions Coordinator
Jan Barnes began working at the law school in 1987 and moved to the Admissions Office in 1992. She oversees the processing of applicant files, which involves regular contact with applicants, Central Admissions Office, Law School Admissions Council, Faculty Admissions Committee members, and the Assistant Dean of Admissions. Jan maintains, organizes, and analyzes complex data on applicants and matriculants. She compiles student profile data for reports, questionnaires, and studies. Jan supervises Admissions Office support staff and assists faculty and the Assistant Dean of Admissions with information on University policies and practices as they relate to admissions, which requires her to keep current on Admissions rules and regulations. Areas of Expertise: Navigating the admissions process, Statistics on applicants and matriculants, Admissions rules and regulations.
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Neda Barrett

Title/Position
Senior Human Resources Director
Special Assistant to the Dean
Neda Barrett serves as senior human resources director and special assistant to the Dean.
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Patrick B. Bauer

Title/Position
Professor of Law Emeritus
Professor Bauer studies Iowa Debt Collection Law and Iowa Real Estate Financing Law. His current research includes appellate review of findings of fact, mortgage foreclosure deficiency judgments, Iowa's homestead exemption, federal farm bankruptcy legislation in the 1930s, and federalization of debt collection law in the 1990s.
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Tom Bendixen

Title/Position
Assistant Director of Finance & Budget
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Cathleen Bennett

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Sean Berry

Sean R. Berry

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Amanda Bibb (1)

Amanda Bibb

Title/Position
Admin Services Manager
Christina Bohannan (1)

Christina Bohannan

Title/Position
Professor of Law
Lauridsen Family Fellow in Law
Professor Bohannan teaches Torts, Copyright Law, Conflict of Laws and advanced seminars in intellectual property law. Most of her current scholarship is in intellectual property law, the First Amendment, and competition law.
Arthur Bonfield

Arthur E. Bonfield

Title/Position
Allan D. Vestal Chair and Associate Dean Emeritus
Professor Bonfield joined the Iowa Law School faculty in 1962 and has been a visiting professor at the University of Michigan, North Carolina, and Tennessee Law Schools, and at the Law Schools of Hofstra University and Lewis and Clark. Until August 2014, Professor Bonfield served as Associate Dean for Research, building the Iowa Law Library into the best public law library in the nation.
Lloyd Bonfield

Lloyd Bonfield

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Larisa G. Bowman

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Dave Bright

Title/Position
Associate Director, Larned A. Waterman Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center
Adjunct Faculty Member
William Brown

William Brown

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
William Brown is an Adjunct Faculty Member at Iowa Law.
Steven J. Burton

Steven J. Burton

Title/Position
John F. Murray Professor Emeritus
William G. Buss

William G. Buss

Title/Position
O.K. Patton Professor Emeritus
Professor Buss took emeritus status in 2010.  In retirement, he continues to be an active scholar.  At the present time, Professor Buss is devoting all of his scholarly work to researching and writing about the American influence on the Australian Constitution.
Jo Butterfield (3)

Jo Butterfield

Title/Position
Student and Education Support Specialist
Adjunct Assistant Professor of History
Adjunct Instructor in Human Rights
Human Rights Certificate Program Advisor
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Collins Byrd

Title/Position
Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management
Patricia A. Cain

Patricia A. Cain

Title/Position
Aliber Family Chair Emerita
After graduating from law school, Professor Cain practiced law in Montgomery, Alabama, specializing in tax law. In 1974, she joined the faculty of the University of Texas School of Law, where she taught for 17 years. During this period of time she taught as a Visiting Professor at a number of different law schools, including Wisconsin, Tulane, and the University of Southern California. In 1991, she joined the law faculty at the University of Iowa. She was Associate Dean for Academic Affairs from 1996 to 1999 and Associate Dean for Admissions from 2001-2003. In the 2003-2004 academic year, Professor Cain served as Interim Provost of the University and then as Vice Provost until her retirement.
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Jonathan C. Carlson

Title/Position
Professor of Law and International Studies
Victor & Carol Alvarez Fellow in Law
Professor Carlson focuses on international trade and commercial law, international environmental law, and the law of global climate change. He frequently lectures abroad.
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Sara K. Clark

Title/Position
Administrative Services Coordinator
Sarah Clark (2)

Sarah Clark

Title/Position
Secretary, Labor Center
Robin Clark-Bennett (2)

Robin Clark-Bennett

Title/Position
Labor Educator
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Lois K. Cox

Title/Position
Clinical Professor of Law Emerita
Carin Crain (1)

Carin Crain

Title/Position
Associate Dean of Student and Career Services
Carin Crain has served as the Associate Dean of Student and Career Services at the University of Iowa College of Law since August 2007. Before coming to Iowa, she worked in various capacities at Pacific McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California, including: Lecturer In Law, Special Education Hearing Officer, Director of Off-Campus Clinical Programs, and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs. Dean Crain started her legal career as a Staff Attorney at the Sacramento and Shasta Regional Offices of Legal Services of Northern California. Before attending law school she taught English and English as a Second Language to junior high students in Los Angeles.
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Andrew Crouse

Title/Position
Professor of Legal Analysis, Writing & Research
Professor Crouse is an Associate Professor of Legal Analysis, Writing and Research. He taught various courses at Hamline University School of Law and then Mitchell Hamline School of Law, including legal writing, advanced torts, and property. He also served as assistant dean of law students and diversity and legal counsel for the university during the combination of Hamline University School of Law and William Mitchell College of Law.
Charles Damschen

Charles Damschen

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Marcella David

Marcella David

Title/Position
Visiting Professor of Law
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Jovana Davidovic

Title/Position
Associate Professor, UI Department of Philosophy
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Nathan Davis

Title/Position
Admin Services Coordinator
Diane Debok

Diane Debok

Title/Position
Creative Media Developer
Diane Debok is on the staff of the Larned A. Waterman Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center.
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Mihailis Diamantis

Title/Position
Ben V. Willie Professor in Excellence
Mihailis Diamantis’ legal research focuses on corporate crime and criminal theory. He is concerned with how familiar concepts like mens rea shape corporate incentives and the justice of verdicts involving corporate defendants. He has subsidiary interests in privacy law and surveillance.
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Diane Lourdes Dick

Title/Position
Charles E. Floete Distinguished Professor of Law
Professor Diane Lourdes Dick focuses her teaching and scholarship on business and tax law, with particular emphasis on commercial finance, business bankruptcy and out-of-court restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and business entity taxation.
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Tami Diebel, J.D.

Title/Position
Assistant Director, Career Services
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Jessica Diers

Title/Position
Financial Aid Counselor
Megan Merritt

Megan Dimitt Merritt

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Dain Donelson

Title/Position
Professor, College of Law
Professor of Accounting, Tippie College of Business
Henry B. Tippie Excellence Chair
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Christopher Drahozal

Title/Position
Visiting Professor of Law and John M. Rounds Professor of Law, University of Kansas School of Law
Mishelle Eckland (1)

Mishelle Eckland

Title/Position
Program Manager/Legal Assistant
Bram Elias (1)

Bram Elias

Title/Position
Clinical Professor of Law
Professor Elias has directed the Clinic’s immigration practice since 2015. His students represent clients in immigration proceedings and in state and federal judicial proceedings affecting immigrants' rights, and work with organizational clients engaged in advocacy related to immigration law and policy.
Stella Burch Elias (1)

Stella Burch Elias

Title/Position
Professor of Law
Chancellor William Gardiner Hammond Fellow in Law
Professor Elias teaches civil procedure, international law, immigration law, and comparative law courses, and she directs Iowa’s London Law Program.  Her research involves public international and comparative law, with a focus on United States and foreign immigration and nationality laws.
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Brittany Ellett

Title/Position
Accountant
Abe Endecott (1)

Abe Endecott

Title/Position
Bookstore Manager
Abe is the manager of the ISBA Bookstore.
Ann Estin (2)

Ann Laquer Estin

Title/Position
Aliber Family Chair in Law
Professor Estin teaches and writes primarily in family law and international family law. As a member of the International Society of Family Law, she has served as an expert observer at the Hague Conference on Private International Law in connection with several of the Hague Children’s Conventions. In addition, she teaches courses in contracts and Federal Indian Law.
Brian Farrell (2)

Brian Farrell

Title/Position
Associate Professor of Instruction
Director, Citizen Lawyer Program
Associate Director, Center for Human Rights
Brian Farrell teaches international law, criminal law, and human rights courses. He is Director of the Citizen Lawyer Program, Associate Director of the UI Center for Human Rights, and was a co-founder of the Innocence Project of Iowa. Brian also serves as an adjunct lecturer at the National University of Ireland Galway and is a member of the Iowa Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission.
AJ Finch (1)

AJ Finch, J.D.

Title/Position
Assistant Director, Career and Judicial Clerkships
Daria Fisher Page (4)

Daria Fisher Page

Daria Fisher Page teaches and directs the Community Empowerment Law Project in the legal clinic at Iowa Law.  Her students represent individuals, nonprofits, and municipalities working to strengthen their communities, create economic opportunity, and advance social justice in matters ranging from entity formation and strategic planning to coalition building and the design of advocacy plans.  Her research and scholarship currently focus on access to, and experiences of, justice; meaningful community engagement; and legal education reform.
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Andrea Flaherty

Title/Position
Administrative Services Coordinator
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Matthew Flyntz

Title/Position
Instructional Services Librarian
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Don Ford

Title/Position
Head of Research and Foreign, Comparative, and International Law
Adjunct Instructor in Law
Don Ford is the Foreign, Comparative, and International Law Librarian and an Adjunct Lecturer in Law at Iowa Law.
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Katie Frank Carl

Title/Position
Adjunct Instructor
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Pam Funke

Title/Position
Director Of Alumni Relations and Events
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Thomas P. Gallanis

Title/Position
Allan D. Vestal Chair in Law Emeritus
Professor Thomas P. Gallanis held the Allan D. Vestal Chair in Law. He became an emeritus faculty member in 2023. Professor Gallanis specializes in trust, succession, property, and fiduciary law, with a particular interest in their comparative and cross-border aspects, and also is a historian of English and European law.
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Leslie Gannon

Title/Position
Faculty Events Coordinator
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Josephine Gittler

Title/Position
Wiley B. Rutledge Professor of Law
Professor Josephine Gittler is the Wiley B. Rutledge Professor of Law. She has secondary appointments in the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health. She is Director of the National Health Law and Policy Resource Center and Co-Director of the Guardianship and Conservatorship Institute. Her teaching, scholarship, and service focuses on health law and policy; elder law and policy, children, families and the law (child maltreatment, juvenile delinquency and the child welfare and juvenile justice systems); alternate dispute resolution (negotiation and mediation); and the legislative process and statutory interpretation and drafting.
Katherine Goettel

Katherine Goettel

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Kate Goettel is an Adjunct Faculty Member at Iowa Law. She is teaching Selected Topics in Immigration Law: Emerging Issues in Immigration Law and Policy.
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Megan Graham

Title/Position
Associate Clinical Professor
Director, Technology Law Clinic
Megan Graham is an associate clinical professor and the director of the Technology Law Clinic. Her work centers on the role technology plays in criminal defendants’ cases and the broader criminal legal system.
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Andy Grewal

Title/Position
Orville L. and Ermina D. Dykstra Professor in Income Tax Law
Professor Grewal’s scholarly interests relate to tax law, administrative law, statutory interpretation, and constitutional law. He has testified in Congress on tax administration issues, and his scholarship in that area has formed the basis for several taxpayer challenges to the Treasury's regulatory authority, including in cases before several United States Circuit Courts of Appeal.
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Ingrid Gronstal

Ingrid is HELI's Research Fellow.
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Alison Guernsey

Title/Position
Clinical Professor of Law
Director, Federal Criminal Defense Clinic
Professor Guernsey teaches in and directs the law school’s Federal Criminal Defense Clinic. Under her supervision, law students represent indigent individuals charged with federal crimes in the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Eighth and Sixth Circuits.
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April Gutting

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Karisa Harland

Title/Position
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
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Jeff Harty

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Karen Heimer

Karen Heimer

Title/Position
Professor and Collegiate Fellow, Sociology and Criminology
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N. William Hines

Title/Position
Joseph F. Rosenfield Professor and Dean Emeritus
Professor Hines completed his phased retirement in 2014, but he continues teaching part-time.
Donald Holmes

Donald Holmes

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Mr. Holmes is Managing Partner in the government and commercial contracts counseling and litigation firm of Donald C. Holmes & Associates, P.A. with an office in suburban Maryland and in the District of Columbia. Mr. Holmes has specialized in government and commercial contract claims and litigation matters for his entire professional life. He has spent 40 years in this specialty, and was formerly the Chairman of the Government Contract Litigation section of Jones Day, the largest centrally managed law firm in the world. He is the founder and President of the Contract Research & Analytic Institute. The Institute's goal, through its publications and lectures, is to provide real world solutions that professionals can use in dealing with day-to-day contract issues. Mr. Holmes received his undergraduate degree, with honors, from the University of Maryland and his Law degree, with honors, from the George Washington University National Law Center, where he served as Research Editor of the George Washington Law Review.
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Herbert Hovenkamp

Title/Position
Ben and Dorothy Willie Chair Emeritus
Professor Hovenkamp is a recognized expert and prolific author in the area of Antitrust law.  He joined the Iowa law faculty in 1986. Before coming to Iowa, Professor Hovenkamp was Professor of Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and prior to that he was Instructor, Department of History and American Civilization, University of Texas.
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Emily Hughes

Title/Position
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Edward F. Howrey Professor of Law
Professor Hughes teaches Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure. Before coming to the College, she was a professor at Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, where she taught criminal law, criminal procedure (investigations and adjudication), and a seminar discussing mitigation and the death penalty.
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Hannah Huston

Title/Position
Marketing and Admissions Coordinator
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Hannah Huston

Title/Position
Marketing & Admissions Coordinator
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Terry Jacobs

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Judge Jarvey

The Honorable John A. Jarvey

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Judge Jarvey is an Adjunct Faculty Member at Iowa Law.
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Nicholas Johnson

Title/Position
Retired Adjunct Faculty Member
Nicholas Johnson is among roughly 700 individuals listed in The Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law (2009), described by the publisher as “leading figures in the history of American law, from the colonial era to the present day.” He taught at the College of Law from 1981 until his retirement in 2014.
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Carolyn Jones

Title/Position
Dean Emerita and Orville L. and Ermina D. Dykstra Chair in Income Tax Law Emerita
Carolyn Jones joined the University of Iowa College of Law in 2004 as the 16th Dean of the College.  She served as Dean until 2010 when she returned to the faculty of Iowa Law. The period on which much of her works focuses is World War II and the postwar era when much of the current income tax system developed. She has contributed to eight books on tax law and is the author of numerous scholarly articles on the issue. Dean Jones took emerita status in 2021.
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Ellen L. Jones

Title/Position
Head of Reference
Adjunct Lecturer in Law
Following completion of her Library Science degree, Ellen Jones joined the staff of the University of Iowa Law Library as a Reference Librarian. During her tenure at the Library, Ellen has coordinated and taught legal research as part of the first year legal writing program since 1994.  She has also coordinated and taught Advanced Legal Research, a 2-credit, pass-fail course, often with co-teachers, since the Spring 1997 semester. 
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Andrew Jordan

Title/Position
Associate Professor of Law
Professor Andrew Jordan focuses his research on issues in legal philosophy with an emphasis on normative issues in constitutional adjudication and contract theory. He has also published widely on topics in moral philosophy.
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Eileen Kamerick

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Eileen Kamerick is known among top corporations – from privately-held companies to global public conglomerates – as a strategic and collaborative executive who drives profitable growth while significantly enhancing stakeholder value. Eileen is a recognized expert on corporate governance and a frequently requested speaker on the topic by leading legal and governance organizations.
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Courtney Kay-Decker

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Linda Kerber

Linda Kerber

Title/Position
May Brodbeck Professor in the Liberal Arts and Professor of History Emerita, Lecturer in Law
Professor Kerber teaches courses in Gender and Legal History. She is the author of No Constitutional Right to Be Ladies: Women and the Obligations of Citizenship for which she was awarded the Littleton-Griswold Prize for the best book in U.S. legal history and the Joan Kelley Prize for the best book in women's history.
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Martha Kirby

Title/Position
Associate Director of Admissions
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Laura Kivlighan

Title/Position
Director of Marketing and Communications
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David Klein

Title/Position
Assistant Research Scientist
Richard Koontz

Richard Koontz

Title/Position
Lecturer in Law and Director of Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center
Amy Koopmann

Amy Koopmann

Title/Position
Assistant Director for Scholarly Communications & Innovation
Adjunct Lecturer in Law
Kathryn  Kovacs

Kathryn Kovacs

Title/Position
Visiting Associate Professor of Law, Associate Professor, Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Kathryn Kovacs is an Adjunct Faculty Member at Iowa Law.
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Julie Kramer

Title/Position
Assistant to the Dean
Julie Kramer began working at the University of Iowa in 1983 and has worked in many different areas of the University; i.e. Anatomic Pathology, Pediatric Cardiology, Finance & University Services, Health Sciences, University Relations, and finally the College of Law where she has been Assistant to the Dean since 2000. 
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Mary M. Ksobiech

Title/Position
Professor of Legal Analysis, Writing & Research
Professor Mary Ksobiech is a Professor of Legal Analysis, Writing and Research. She is an alumna of the University of Iowa College of Law. In 2006, she joined the faculty of The University of Alabama School of Law where she taught courses in Legal Writing, Litigation Drafting, and Judicial Opinion Drafting and served as the Assistant Dean of Students. She will be teaching in the areas of Legal Writing, Appellate Advocacy, and Academic Support.
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Sheldon F. Kurtz

Title/Position
David H. Vernon Professor of Law Emeritus
Professor Kurtz joined the University of Iowa College of Law Faculty in 1973. Since then, he has been teaching at the College of Law, except for a one year visiting professorship at the University of Virginia Law School and a two-year stint as Dean of the Florida State University College of Law. He also holds an appointment in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Professor Kurtz became an emeritus faculty member in 2022 and continues teaching part-time.
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La Mer Kyle-Griffiths

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Jim Leach

Jim Leach

Title/Position
Retired Chair in Public Affairs, Visiting Professor of Law and Senior Scholar
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Christine Lebrón-Dykeman

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Tania Lefevre Hernández

Title/Position
Academic Advisor
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Christopher Liebig

Title/Position
Professor of Legal Analysis, Writing & Research
Professor Liebig currently teaches Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research. He worked several years as a litigator in private practice in Hartford and Boston, before leaving practice to earn an MFA in Fiction from the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa.
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Marc Linder

Title/Position
Professor of Law
Professor Linder represented migrant farm workers at Texas Rural Legal Aid for seven years. Before then, he pursued graduate studies at the universities at Göttingen and West Berlin and taught at Roskilde University Center in Denmark, the National Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City, and the UI College of Law. Professor Linder specializes in Labor Law.
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Alexander Lodge

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Adam R. Lorenzana

Adam R. Lorenzana

Title/Position
Iowa Law Class of 2021

Jean C. Love

Title/Position
Martha-Ellen Tye Professor of Law Emerita
Andrea Lyon

Andrea Lyon

Title/Position
Visiting Professor of Law
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Aaron Marr Page

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Dan Matheson

Daniel Matheson

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Jamie Matthews

Title/Position
IT Director
Linda McGuire

Linda A. McGuire

Title/Position
Retired Associate Dean for Civic Engagement and Instructor at Law
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Tyler McKenzie

Title/Position
Classroom Technology Support
Classroom Technology Support.
John McKerley

John McKerley

Title/Position
Oral and Public Historian
Angie McMullin (1)

Angie McMullin

Title/Position
Director of Finance and Budget
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Bruce McNeil

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Robert T. Miller

Title/Position
F. Arnold Daum Chair in Corporate Finance and Law
Professor Miller's scholarship concerns corporate and securities law, the economic analysis of law, and the philosophy of law, and he has taught courses in Business Associations, Mergers and Acquisitions, Law and Economics, Corporate Finance, Securities Regulation, Antitrust, Contracts, Deals, and Capitalism.
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John Millsap

Title/Position
Director of Operations
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Nilza Molina

Title/Position
Faculty Secretary
Provides secretarial support to: Professor Dawn Anderson, Professor Emeritus William G. Buss, and Professor, Professor Chris Liebig, Professor Caroline Sheerin, and Professor Lorie Reins-Schweer. Assistant to Academic Achievement Director Brian Farrell, Editorial Assistant to Editor of the Legal Studies Research Paper Series, Professor James J. Tomkovicz, SSRN processor, Notary Public.
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Michael E. Moore

Title/Position
Associate Professor, Medieval and European History
Dr. Moore's research centers on ecclesiastical, legal and scholarly traditions of Europe from late antiquity through the Carolingian Empire. His work encompasses the history of medieval politics, the history of scholarship, the papacy, liturgy, royal law, canon law, and the "history of history."
Paul Morf

Paul Morf

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Paul Morf is an Adjunct Faculty Member at Iowa Law.
Kate Mueting

Kate Mueting

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty
Professor Kate Mueting is an Adjunct Faculty Member at Iowa Law.  She teaches in the Semester in DC program.
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Christopher Nathan

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Paul M. Neuhauser

Paul M. Neuhauser

Title/Position
Professor of Law Emeritus
Professor Neuhauser joined the faculty of the College of Law in 1963. Prior to that he was in private practice with the New York City law firm of Simpson, Thatcher & Bartlett. A former Associate Dean of the College of Law, he was also Director of the College of Law's Summer Program in International and Comparative Law. In addition to his regular courses in the corporate law field, he teaches a course in Comparative Corporation Law. He also has been active in using United States corporation law to influence American corporations doing business in South Africa and in various other nations that deny human rights. Professor Neuhauser is a member of the Iowa and New York bars.
Reta Noblett-Feld

Reta Noblett-Feld

Title/Position
Clinical Professor of Law Emerita
Melissa Norman (1)

Melissa Norman, J.D.

Title/Position
Director, Career and Student Services
Chris Odinet

Christopher Odinet

Title/Position
Josephine R. Witte Professor of Law
Professor Chris Odinet’s research specializes in commercial law, consumer finance, and property law, with an emphasis on digital/crypto assets, financial regulation, bankruptcy, and mortgage lending. He teaches courses in Property Law; Secured Transactions; Real Estate Law and Finance; Bankruptcy; Payments Systems; and Consumer Finance Law.
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Colleen Opal

Title/Position
Program Coordinator
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Mark J. Osiel

Title/Position
Aliber Family Chair in Law Emeritus
Professor Osiel has served as consultant in several, high-profile international trials and advised the Department of Defense on anti-terrorism prosecutions. He regularly addresses international organizations and governments in post-conflict societies on issues of transitional justice. His regular courses include International Criminal/Humanitarian Law, Judicial Remedies, International Law, as well as seminars on Transitional Justice and on The Law of Armed Conflict.
Dana Oxley

The Honorable Dana Oxley

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Sir Geoffrey Palmer, QC

Title/Position
Global Affiliated Professor
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Josh Patterson

Title/Position
Director of Financial Aid
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Peter Persaud

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Ashley Peterson

Title/Position
Administrative Services Coordinator
Todd Pettys

Todd Pettys

Title/Position
H. Blair and Joan V. White Chair in Civil Litigation
Professor Pettys joined the faculty in 1999. Professor Pettys’ courses include constitutional law, federal courts, and a seminar on pending supreme court cases.
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Michael J. Pitton

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Melissa Plummer

Title/Position
Admissions Assistant
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Crystal Pound

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Anya Prince

Title/Position
Professor of Law
Joseph F. Rosenfield Fellow in Law
Professor Prince’s teaching and research interests explore the ethical, legal, and social implications of genomic testing, with particular focus on genetic discrimination, health and reproductive privacy, and use of big data and algorithms. She teaches torts, health law, insurance law, and genetics law.
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Sam Ramsey, LMSW

Title/Position
Embedded Staff Therapist
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Jason Rantanen

Title/Position
Associate Dean for Faculty
David L. Hammer and Willard L. "Sandy" Boyd Professor of Law
Director, Innovation, Business, and Law Center
Professor Rantanen writes in the areas of patent law, federal courts, and empirical legal studies. He is the faculty advisor for the Iowa Intellectual Property Law Society student group and director of the University of Iowa Innovation, Business & Law Center.
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John C. Reitz

Title/Position
Edward Carmody Professor of Law Emeritus
Professor Reitz's love of foreign languages led him to focus his professional career on comparative law and transnational transactions. Prior to joining the faculty of the College of Law in 1983, Professor Reitz served as an American Fellow to the faculty of the Salzburg Seminar on American Law and Institutions.
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Elisabeth Reynoldson

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Elisabeth Reynoldson is an Adjunct Faculty Member at Iowa Law.
Meredith Rich-Chappell

Meredith Rich-Chappell

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Shannon Roesler

Title/Position
Charlotte and Frederick Hubbell Professor of Environmental and Natural Resources Law
Faculty Director, Hubbell Environmental Law Initiative
Professor Roesler joins Iowa Law after serving as the Robert S. Kerr, Jr. Professor of Natural Resources and Environmental Law at Oklahoma City University School of Law. Her scholarship focuses on environmental justice, environmental governance, climate change litigation, and land use.
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César F. Rosado Marzán

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Edward L. Carmody Professor of Law
Director, Graduate Programs & Visiting Scholars
Professor Rosado Marzán is internationally known for his award-winning research and scholarship in labor and employment law. He studies the various ways workers organize to gain power and better represent their interests, be it through traditional labor unions or so-called "alt-labor" organizations.
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Christopher Rossi

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Dr. Rossi is the author of Whiggish International Law: Elihu Root, the Monroe Doctrine, and International Law in the Americas (Brill/Nijhoff), Sovereignty and Territorial Temptation (Cambridge University Press), Broken Chain of Being, James Brown Scott and the Origins of Modern International Law (Kluwer), and Equity and International Law (Transnational).
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Blake Rupe

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Program Director
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Ryan T. Sakoda

Title/Position
Associate Professor of Law
Professor Sakoda is an Associate Professor with a focus on the empirical analysis of crime and criminal justice policy. His writings include topics such as the use of solitary confinement and the effects of post-release supervision and probation.
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Leonard A. Sandler

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Clinical Professor of Law
Clinical Professor Len Sandler joined the faculty in 1990 to direct one of the first HIV/AIDS law school clinics in the U.S. with students representing individuals. He later founded and directs the award-winning Law and Policy in Action Clinic to give law students experience solving recurring, systemic problems that cannot be addressed through litigation. They provide no-cost consultant services, technical assistance, legislative advocacy, and representation to nonprofits, community groups. governments, and business on disability, civil rights, housing healthcare, elder abuse, LGBTQ, and other issues. Sandler and his clinic students also represent and provide transactional services for families and present workshops on estate planning, guardianship, and other legal issues.
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Rene Schilling-Arps

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Admin Services Manager
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Lorie Schweer

Title/Position
Professor of Legal Analysis, Writing & Research
Lorie Schweer graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with an accounting degree in 1984. Professor Schweer first practiced as a certified public accountant and then worked in banking for 13 years. In the banking industry, she focused on regulatory compliance, audit, loan quality, and commercial lending. After graduating from the University of Iowa College of Law in 2003, she practiced law with a focus on tax planning, estate planning, probate, and exempt organization governance.
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Louise Seamster

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Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminology
Louise Seamster studies race and economic inequality, particularly in cities. She writes about racial politics and urban development, emergency financial management, debt, and the myth of racial progress. Her research centers on the interactive financial and symbolic factors reproducing racial inequality across multiple domains.
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Lee Seedorff

Title/Position
Registrar
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Caroline Sheerin

Title/Position
Professor of Legal Analysis, Writing & Research
Caroline Sheerin graduated cum laude from Barnard College, Columbia University in 1993, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. She then taught English in Japan for two years and after returning from Japan, she received her Masters in East Asian Studies from Washington University in St. Louis. She then went to the University of Michigan Law School, where she received her JD in December 1999.
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Jennifer Sherer

Title/Position
Director
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Dennis Shields

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Gregory H. Shill

Title/Position
Professor of Law
Michael and Brenda Sandler Faculty Fellow in Corporate Law
Gregory Shill is interested in firms, cities, and transportation, and he writes in the fields of corporate law, securities regulation, and law and economic geography. His articles have been published in top law reviews and his research and views have been featured in leading national media.
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Noëlle Sinclair

Title/Position
Head of Special Collections
Adjunct Lecturer in Law
As Head of Special Collections, Noëlle oversees the Law Library archives and rare book collections. In addition to managing the Special Collections, she also provides reference service, guest lectures in the first-year LAWR program, and teaches in the Hubbard Program.
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Vinita Singh

Title/Position
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
Professor Singh joins our faculty as a visiting assistant professor of law. She specializes in national security law, economic statecraft, and taxation.
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Mary Sleichter

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Faculty Secretary
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Alexander Somek

Title/Position
Global Affiliated Professor
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Jill Soppe

Title/Position
Human Resources Coordinator
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Ahmed E. Souaiaia

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Associate Professor, Islamic Studies
Professor Souaiaia teaches Islamic law, women in Islam and the Middle East, human rights law, religion and politics, religion in the public sphere, and Introduction to Islamic civilization. His primary research areas of interest include social justice in the Islamic discourse, political dissent in Islam, women in Islamic law, Islamic political theory, modern Islamic thought, and religion and politics in the Islamic civilization.
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Leon Spies

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Brenda Steinmetz

Title/Position
Admin Services Coordinator
Brenda is a member of the LAWINRC staff.
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John-Mark Stensvaag

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Charlotte and Frederick Hubbell Professor of Environmental and Natural Resources Law Emeritus
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Tyler Strand

Title/Position
Writer/Editor at University of Iowa Center for Advancement
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Dean A. Strang

Title/Position
Visiting Professor of Law
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The Honorable David R. Stras

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Judge Stras is an Adjunct Faculty Member at Iowa Law.
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Melanie Stutzman

Title/Position
Faculty Administrative Assistant and Speakers Committee Secretary
Kelu Sullivan

Kelu Sullivan

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Sean Sullivan

Title/Position
Professor of Law
Bouma Faculty Fellow in Law
Professor Sean Sullivan joined the faculty of the College of Law in 2017. His research focuses on foundational topics in antitrust and evidence law—things like why we can infer market power from market shares and what it means for a jury to find the truth of a disputed fact. He also studies markets, negotiation, and decision making using tools of experimental economics.
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June Tai

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Clinical Professor of Law
Director, Field Placement Programs
Professor June Tai is the Director of the Field Placement Program for the law school and supervises students in field placements. Her practice has focused on civil litigation, particularly in patent and other intellectual property disputes.  She earned her J.D. from The University of Chicago Law School and her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. 
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Frank Taylor

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Paul Thelen

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Director, Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center
Paul Thelen is an adjunct faculty member and director of the Larned A. Waterman Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center. He focuses on legal, communication, and leadership obstacles and opportunities for charitable organizations. His work will bring him to communities throughout the state, and he will teach undergraduate, graduate, and professional courses at the University of Iowa.
Cristina Tilley

Cristina Tilley

Title/Position
Professor of Law
Claire Ferguson-Carlson Faculty Fellow in Law
Cristina Tilley writes in the areas of tort law and media law.  Professor Tilley has authored numerous articles that investigate the boundary between public and private law, with particular emphasis on the appropriate treatment of speech and speech injuries.  Her scholarship has appeared in the Yale Law Journal, the Northwestern University Law Review, and the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law.  
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James J. Tomkovicz

Title/Position
Edward Howrey Professor Emeritus
Professor Tomkovicz joined the faculty in 1982 after serving as a Visiting Professor at Iowa in the spring of 1981 and an Adjunct Professor at UCLA during the 1981-82 academic year. Since joining the Iowa faculty, Professor Tomkovicz has taught Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure: Investigation, Criminal Procedure: Adjudication and Evidence. He became an emeritus faculty member in 2021.
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Gordon Tribbey

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Assistant Dean for Finance & Administration
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Alexander Türk

Title/Position
Visiting Professor of Law, London Law Consortium
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Lea VanderVelde

Title/Position
University of Iowa Distinguished Chair
Director of the RAOS project, (Reconstruction Amendment Optical Scanning)
Lea VanderVelde researches 19th century lives, court decisions, and other occurrences that significantly impacted the course of American law, particularly in the areas of slavery, work, property, and the Constitution. She is currently using digital research technologies to examine American national expansion in the critical years before the Civil War and the Reconstruction Congress debates that enhanced American freedom.  
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Carissa Vogel

Title/Position
Law Library Director & Professor of Instruction
Professor Vogel was Associate Dean for Library Services, Director of the Law Library, and Professor of Legal Research at the Dr. Lillian and Dr. Rebecca Chutick Law Library at the Cardozo School of Law. Prior to her time at Cardozo, she was Assistant Director for Research and Instruction and Lecturer-in-Law at Cornell University Law Library, and Head of Public Services and Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia University’s Arthur W. Diamond Law Library.
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Larry D. Ward

Title/Position
Orville L. and Ermina D. Dykstra Chair in Federal Tax Law Emeritus
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Matthew Warner-Blankenship

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
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Kevin Washburn

Title/Position
N. William Hines Dean and Professor of Law
Kevin Washburn joined Iowa Law as its 18th dean on June 15, 2018. Prior to entering academia, he clerked for a judge on the Ninth Circuit, worked as a trial attorney and then a prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice, and served as the general counsel of the National Indian Gaming Commission. As an academic, he has held faculty positions at Minnesota and Arizona, and taught for a year as a visitor at Harvard.
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Amy Weismann

Title/Position
Assistant Professor of Instruction
Assistant Director, UI Center for Human Rights
Amy Weismann teaches core courses in the Human Rights Certificate program and assists with the management and development of the certificate program. She is also the assistant director of the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights.
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Gerald Wetlaufer

Title/Position
Professor of Law Emeritus
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John Whiston

Title/Position
Herschel G. Langdon Clinical Professor Of Law Emeritus
Pamela White

Pamela White

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Pamela White worked as an attorney in the legal department of Hallmark Cards from 1978-1981, and as an independent legal consultant to artists from 1981-1985. From 1989-1992 she was an Assistant Curator, then Curator of exhibitions and collections at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art. Since 1992 she has worked at the University of Iowa Museum of Art as Curator of painting and sculpture. She has been a Project Director for National Endowment for the Humanities grants and an Adjunct faculty member in the UI College of Liberal Arts.
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The Honorable C. J. Williams

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Adjunct Faculty Member
Judge Williams graduated from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1988. He clerked for Chief Judge Donald E. O'Brien of the Northern District of Iowa for two years, after he worked for the US Department of Justice in Washington, DC, for two years prosecuting criminal cases. From 1992 to 1997 he worked as a trial attorney for Lathrop & Gage in Kansas City, during which time he also taught Federal Criminal Law as an adjunct at the Kansas City School of Law. From 1997 until 2016, he was an assistant US Attorney in Cedar Rapids doing criminal prosecution.  In 2016, he became a Federal Magistrate Judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of Iowa. In 2018, he became a Federal District Court Judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of Iowa.
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Adrien Wing

Title/Position
Associate Dean for International and Comparative Law Programs
Bessie Dutton Murray Professor of Law
Adrien Wing joined the faculty in 1987, and currently teaches Critical Race Theory, Sex Discrimination Law, and Law in the Muslim World. In addition to being the Associate Dean for International & Comparative Law programs, she hold two other administrative positions. She is the Director of the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights and Director of the Law School’s summer program in France.
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Mark Wyeth

Title/Position
Adjunct Lecturer
Mark is a Barrister called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1983 and a Bencher of the Inner Temple. He was appointed Queen's Counsel in 2009, and practices from Wyeth Thomas Chambers in Waltham Abbey, near London. Mark’s practice is predominantly in criminal law, commercial law, and intellectual property law.
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Joseph Yockey

Title/Position
Associate Dean for Research and Professional Development
David H. Vernon Professor of Law
Professor Yockey teaches Business Associations, Securities Regulation, Private Companies, and a seminar on Compliance, Ethics, and Risk Management. His teaching has been recognized at the college and university level—named Iowa Law teacher of the year in 2012 and a five-time nominee for the campus-wide President and Provost Award for Teaching Excellence. He is also the faculty advisor to the Iowa Law Review, and a co-founder of the law school’s First-Generation Professionals (FGP) student organization.