People

Patricia Nassif Acton

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

Dean Agrawal

Gail Agrawal

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

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Celesta Albonetti

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Professor of Sociology
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Professor Albonetti teaches courses in sociology of law, criminology, discretionary decision-making in the courts, and juvenile delinquency. Most of her research estimates the effects of defendant characteristics, case information, and process-related variables on judicial and prosecutorial discretion in felony adjudication.

John Allen (3)

John S. Allen

Title/Position
Herschel G. Langdon Clinical Professor of Law
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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.

Michaël Amado

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member, Arcachon Summer Program

Eric Andersen

Eric Andersen

Title/Position
Professor of Law Emeritus
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The Honorable David Baker

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Justice Baker is an Adjunct Faculty Member at Iowa Law.

Chip Baltimore

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member

Dawn Barker Anderson (2)

Dawn Barker Anderson

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Professor of Legal Analysis, Writing & Research
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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

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Admissions Coordinator
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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.

Neda Barrett, Diversity Officer

Neda Barrett

Title/Position
Senior Human Resources Director and Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Global Engagement
Neda Barrett serves as Iowa Law's first Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Global Engagement and Senior Human Resources director.

Josephine Bathke

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member
Josephine Bathke is an Adjunct Faculty Member at Iowa Law. She is the Chief Risk Officer for the University of Iowa.

Pat Bauer (2)

Patrick B. Bauer

Title/Position
Professor of Law
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Professor Bauer teaches Civil Procedure, 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.

Cathleen Bennett

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member

Sean R. Berry

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member

Amy Best (3)

Amy Best

Title/Position
Director of Admission
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Amanda Bibb (1)

Amanda Bibb

Title/Position
Administrative Services Supervisor
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Christina Bohannan (1)

Christina Bohannan

Title/Position
Professor, Lauridsen Family Fellow in Law, and Director of Master of Studies in Law Program
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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 E. Bonfield

Title/Position
Allan D. Vestal Chair and Associate Dean Emeritus
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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

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member

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Larisa G. Bowman

Title/Position
Visiting Associate Professor of Law
Professor Bowman​​​ joins our faculty as a Visiting Associate Professor of Law. Prior to coming to Iowa Law she supervised second- and third-year students at the Stanford Community Law Clinic and the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau in their housing practice areas.

Willard L. Boyd

Title/Position
Rawlings-Miller Professor of Law and President Emeritus
Willard L. Boyd is a lawyer and an educator. He is Rawlings-Miller Professor of Law at the University of Iowa and President Emeritus of the University of Iowa and The Field Museum of Chicago. He serves as Chair of the Larned A. Waterman Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center of which he is one of the founders.

Alexander Turk

David Bright

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member

William Brown

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

Steven J. Burton

Title/Position
John F. Murray Professor Emeritus

William G. Buss

Title/Position
O.K. Patton Professor Emeritus
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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
Education Support Services Specialist

Alexander Turk

Ann Byrd

Title/Position
Adjunct Faculty Member

Collins Byrd (1)

Collins Byrd

Title/Position
Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management
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