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Faculty MemberContactAreas of Expertise
Ashley Ahlbrand
Ashley Ahlbrand
Assistant Librarian for Educational Technologies and Adjunct Lecturer in Law

aaahlbra[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-6613
Library 105A

Alfred C. Aman Jr.
Alfred C. Aman Jr.
Roscoe C. O'Byrne Professor of Law

aaman[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-1902
Law Building 337

  • Administrative law
  • Globalization and law
  • Regulated and deregulated industries
Amy Applegate
Amy Applegate
Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Viola J. Taliaferro Family and Children Mediation Clinic

aga[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-8684
Lewis Building 303

  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Children and the law
  • Clinical and skills
John Applegate
John Applegate
Walter W. Foskett Professor of Law and IU Executive Vice President for University Academic Affairs

jsapple[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-9198
Bryan Hall 204

  • Administrative law
  • Environmental law
  • International and comparative law
  • Property
A. James Barnes
A. James Barnes
Professor of Law and Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs

barnesaj[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-4079
Law Building 316

  • Environmental law and policy
  • Commercial law
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Ethics
  • Law and public policy
Jeannine Bell
Jeannine Bell
Professor of Law and Louis F. Niezer Faculty Fellow

jeabell[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-5013
Law Building 268

  • Criminal law and procedure
  • First Amendment
  • Interdisciplinary perspectives
  • Property
Terry Bethel
Terry Bethel
Professor Emeritus of Law

bethel[at]indiana[dot]edu


Douglass Boshkoff
Douglass Boshkoff
Robert H. McKinney Professor Emeritus of Law

boshkoff[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-3789
Law Building 324

  • Contracts
Michelle Botek
Michelle Botek
Assistant Librarian for Electronic Resources and Adjunct Lecturer in Law

mbotek[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-0464
Law Building 105E

Brian Broughman
Brian Broughman
Associate Professor of Law

bbroughm[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-0631
Law Building 333

  • Corporate governance
  • Entrepreneurial finance
  • Law and economics
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
Richard S. Melvin Professor of Law

brownkd[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-6145
Law Building 346

  • Race and law
  • Education law
  • Criminal law
  • Torts
Keith  Buckley
Keith Buckley
Assistant Director for Public Services, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Law

buckley[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-7216
Law Library 105B

Hannah Buxbaum
Hannah Buxbaum
John E. Schiller Chair in Legal Ethics

hbuxbaum[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-4350
Law Building 348

  • Private international law
  • Comparative law
  • International civil litigation
Fred H. Cate
Fred H. Cate
Distinguished Professor and C. Ben Dutton Professor of Law; Senior Fellow, Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research; Director, Center for Law, Ethics, and Applied Research in Health Information

fcate[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-1161
Law Building 319

  • Communications law
  • Information privacy law
  • Information security law
Daniel Cole
Daniel Cole
Professor of Law and of Public and Environmental Affairs; Chair, Advisory Council, Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis; Adjunct Professor, Department of Political Science

dancole[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-2426
Law Building 245

  • Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Economics
  • Property
  • Polish Law
Daniel Conkle
Daniel Conkle
Robert H. McKinney Professor of Law and Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies

conkle[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-4331
Law Building 331

  • Constitutional law
  • First Amendment
  • Law and religion
Stephen Conrad
Stephen Conrad
Professor of Law

conrads[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-3737
Law Building 264

  • Civil litigation
  • Family law
  • Legal history
Paul Craig
Paul Craig
Visiting Professor of English Law

pcraig[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-7995
Law Building 317

  • Comparative public law
  • Constitutional
  • Administrative law
  • Human rights
  • European Union law
Yvonne Cripps
Yvonne Cripps
Harry T. Ice Chair of Law

ycripps[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-2253
Law Building 317

  • Health law and biomedicine
  • Intellectual property
  • Information privacy law
  • Patent law
Cindy Dabney
Cindy Dabney
Associate Librarian for Outreach Services and Adjunct Lecturer in Law

lcdabney[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-1886
Law Library 105F

Laura Daghe
Laura Daghe
Senior Lecturer in Law

ldaghe[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-3429
Lewis Building 208

  • Legal research and writing
  • Private practice externship program
Kenneth Dau-Schmidt
Kenneth Dau-Schmidt
Willard and Margaret Carr Professor of Labor and Employment Law

kdauschm[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-0697
Law Building 323

  • Interdisciplinary perspectives
  • Labor and employment
David G. Delaney
David G. Delaney
Visiting Assistant Professor Of Law; Deputy Director, Center For Applied Cybersecurity Research

dgdelane[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-4230
Law Building Room 311C

Jost Delbrück
Jost Delbrück
Professor Emeritus of Law

[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-7995

  • International and comparative law
Robert Downey
Robert Downey
Lecturer in Law

rdowney[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-8485
Lewis Building 205

  • Legal research and writing
  • Private Practice Externship Program
  • Public Interest Externship Program
Roger Dworkin
Roger Dworkin
Robert A. Lucas Professor Emeritus of Law

dworkin[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-7995

  • Health Law and Biomedicine
Linda  Fariss
Linda Fariss
Director of the Law Library and Senior Lecturer in Law

fariss[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-9666
Library 101A

  • Legal research
Lisa Farnsworth
Lisa Farnsworth
Director, Graduate Legal Studies, and Senior Lecturer in Law

farnswor[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-0919
Law Building 220

  • Legal research and writing
  • Criminal law and procedure
  • Juvenile law
  • Public Interest Externship Program
David Fidler
David Fidler
James Louis Calamaras Professor of Law

dfidler[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-6403
Law Building 321

  • Health law and biomedicine
  • International and comparative law
  • National security law
Robert  Fischman
Robert Fischman
Professor of Law and Harry T. Ice Faculty Fellow, Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs (adjunct)

rfischma[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-4565
Law Building 276

  • Administrative law
  • Environmental law
  • Public land conservation
  • Wildlife law
Gina-Gail S. Fletcher
Gina-Gail S. Fletcher
Associate Professor of Law

gifletch[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-5536
Law Building 251

  • Financial regulation
  • Corporate governance
  • Financial markets
  • Derivatives
  • Complex financial instruments
  • Corporate law
  • Capital markets
  • Venture capital funding
Pamela Foohey
Pamela Foohey
Associate Professor of Law

pfoohey[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-1257
Law Building 326

  • Bankruptcy
  • Contracts
  • Commercial law
  • Consumer law
Luis Fuentes-Rohwer
Luis Fuentes-Rohwer
Professor of Law and Harry T. Ice Faculty Fellow

lfr[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-5003
Law Building 344

  • Voting rights
  • Judicial independence and accountability
  • Legal ethics
  • Democratic theory
Ralph Gaebler
Ralph Gaebler
Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Law

gaebler[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-4605
Law Library 105C

Ann Gellis
Ann Gellis
Professor Emerita of Law

gellis[at]indiana[dot]edu


Charles Geyh
Charles Geyh
John F. Kimberling Professor of Law

cgeyh[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-3210
Law Building 278

  • Judicial independence and accountability
  • Judicial administration and selection
  • Judicial ethics
  • Courts-congress relations
  • Civil litigation
  • Civil procedure
  • Legal ethics
Donald  Gjerdingen
Donald Gjerdingen
Professor of Law

DonGjerd[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-6455
Law Building 342

  • Legal history
  • Trusts and estates
  • Tort law
Sophia Goodman
Sophia Goodman
Director, Legal Research and Writing Program, and Senior Lecturer in Law

sgoodman[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-0930
Lewis Building 206

  • Legal research and writing
Gabrielle Goodwin
Gabrielle Goodwin
Lecturer in Law

glgoodwi[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-0331
Lewis Building 212

  • Language and law
  • Legal discourse analysis
  • Cultural heritage law
Edwin Greenebaum
Edwin Greenebaum
Professor Emeritus of Law

greeneba[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-0022
Law Building 341

  • Alternative dispute resolution
Michael Grossberg
Michael Grossberg
Sally M. Reahard Professor of History and Professor of Law

grossber[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-3882
Ballantine Hall 721

  • Children and the law
  • Family law
  • Interdisciplinary perspectives
  • Legal history
Robert Heidt
Robert Heidt
Professor Emeritus of Law and Harry T. Ice Faculty Fellow

heidt[at]indiana[dot]edu


  • Interdisciplinary perspectives
William Henderson
William Henderson
Professor of Law and Val Nolan Faculty Fellow

wihender[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-1788
Law Building 255

  • Law firm economics
  • Law school rankings
  • Empirical analysis of legal education
J. William Hicks
J. William Hicks
C. Ben Dutton Professor Emeritus of Law

hicks[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-3844
Law Building 322

  • Corporations
  • Federal and international securities law
Joseph Hoffmann
Joseph Hoffmann
Harry Pratter Professor of Law and Director for Strategic Projects

hoffma[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-6150
Law Building 330

  • Criminal law and procedure
  • International and comparative law
Sarah Hughes
Sarah Hughes
University Scholar and Fellow in Commercial Law

sjhughes[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-6318
Law Building 266

  • Commercial law
  • Financial privacy
  • Electronic commerce
  • Consumer protection
Jeffrey Hyman
Jeffrey Hyman
Adjunct Professor of Law and Staff Attorney

jbhyman[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-5737
Lewis Building 202

  • Clinical and skills
  • Administrative law
  • Land conservation law
  • Environmental law
  • Law and science
Feisal Amin Rasoul Istrabadi
Feisal Amin Rasoul Istrabadi
Professor of Practice; Professor of Practice, IU School of Global and International Studies; Visiting Professor by Courtesy, IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs; Founding Director, Center for the Study of the Middle East; Associate Director, Center for Constitutional Democracy

fistraba[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-2987
211 S. Indiana Ave.

Mark Janis
Mark Janis
Robert A. Lucas Chair of Law; Director, Center for Intellectual Property Research

mdjanis[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-1205
Law Building 311B

  • Intellectual Property
  • Patent
  • Trademark
  • Intellectual Property and Antitrust Law
Dawn Johnsen
Dawn Johnsen
Walter W. Foskett Professor of Law

djohnsen[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-3942
Law Building 328

  • Constitutional law
  • Presidential power
  • Civil rights/civil liberties
  • First Amendment
Jayanth Krishnan
Jayanth Krishnan
Professor of Law and Charles L. Whistler Faculty Fellow; Director, Center on the Global Legal Profession

jkrishna[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-0434
Law Building 253

  • The Legal Profession
  • Law and globalization
  • Legal education
  • Law in India
Seth Lahn
Seth Lahn
Senior Lecturer in Law

slahn[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-0905
Lewis Building 203

  • Appellate advocacy
  • Legal research and writing
  • Judicial and public interest internships
Julia Lamber
Julia Lamber
Professor Emerita of Law

lamber[at]indiana[dot]edu


  • Employment discrimination
  • Title IX
Marshall Leaffer
Marshall Leaffer
Distinguished Scholar in Intellectual Property Law and University Fellow

mleaffer[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-4489
Law Building 327

  • International intellectual property
  • Copyright law
  • Trademark law
Leandra Lederman
Leandra Lederman
William W. Oliver Professor of Tax Law

llederma[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-6149
Law Building 336

  • Federal income tax law and policy
  • Federal tax compliance
  • Federal tax controversies and litigation
  • Corporate taxation
H. Timothy Lovelace
H. Timothy Lovelace
Associate Professor of Law

lovelace[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-4984
Law Building 243

  • Legal History
  • Civil Rights
  • Human Rights
  • Constitutional Law
Michael Maben
Michael Maben
Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Law

mmaben[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-1882
Law Library 101K

Jody Madeira
Jody Madeira
Professor of Law

jmadeira[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-1082
Law Building 314

  • Tort law
  • Criminal law
  • Children and the law
  • Assisted reproductive technology
  • Interdisciplinary perspectives
David Main
David Main
Director, Career Services Office

dmmain[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-3028
Law Building 016B

  • Criminal Law Externship
  • Independent Clinical Project
  • Private Practice Externship
  • Public Interest Externship Program
Catherine Matthews
Catherine Matthews
Assistant Dean of Students

calmatth[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-4809
Law Building 022

Michael Mattioli
Michael Mattioli
Associate Professor of Law

mmattiol[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-2474
Law Building 320

  • Intellectual Property
  • Patent Law
  • Patent Licensing
  • Patent Pools
  • Contract Law
  • Collective Licensing
  • Copyright
  • Trademark
  • Antitrust
  • Innovation Policy
Ajay K. Mehrotra
Ajay K. Mehrotra
Associate Dean for Research, Professor of Law, and Louis F. Niezer Faculty Fellow; Adjunct Professor of History

amehrotr[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-7443
Law Building 261

  • Legal history
  • Taxation
Vicky Meretsky
Vicky Meretsky
Associate Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs and Affiliated Associate Professor of Law

meretsky[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-4944
1315 E. Tenth St.

  • Ecology and management of rare species
  • Biocomplexity
  • Landscape-level species and community conservation
Ethan Michelson
Ethan Michelson
Associate Professor of Sociology and Law; Director, Center for Law, Society, and Culture

emichels[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-1521
Ballantine Hall, Room 744

  • China
  • The legal profession
  • Dispute Processing
  • Popular contention and legal mobilization
Jennifer Bryan Morgan
Jennifer Bryan Morgan
Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Law

jlbryan[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-4611
Law Library 101E

Donna Nagy
Donna Nagy
Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; C. Ben Dutton Professor of Law

dnagy[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-2826
Law Building 279

  • Corporate law
  • Securities law
Mark Need
Mark Need
Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Elmore Entrepreneurship Law Clinic; Faculty Director, JD/MBA Programs

needm[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-2809
Lewis Building 302

  • Business law
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Practice skills
Christiana  Ochoa
Christiana Ochoa
Professor of Law and Charles L. Whistler Faculty Fellow; Associate Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs; Director, IU Ph.D. Minor in Human Rights

cochoa[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-1516
Law Building 257

  • Human rights
  • Customary international law
  • Contracts
  • Finance
  • Global governance
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Gray market
  • Latin America
Aviva Orenstein
Aviva Orenstein
Professor of Law and Val Nolan Faculty Fellow

aorenste[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-8736
Law Building 325

  • Evidence
  • Children and the law
  • Family law
  • Civil Procedure
Austen L. Parrish
Austen L. Parrish
Dean and James H. Rudy Professor of Law

austparr[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-8885
Law Building room 240

William Popkin
William Popkin
Walter W. Foskett Professor Emeritus of Law

popkin[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-4376
Law Building 339

  • Taxation
  • Statutory interpretation
Jennifer S. Prusak
Jennifer S. Prusak
Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor of Law; Director, Nonprofit Legal Clinic

jsprusak[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-5912
Lewis Building 305

  • Non-profit legal clinic
Victor D. Quintanilla
Victor D. Quintanilla
Associate Professor of Law

vdq[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-2285
Law Building 249

  • Civil Procedure
  • Civil Rights and Employment Discrimination
  • Law and Social Psychology
  • Judicial Decision-Making
Cynthia Reichard
Cynthia Reichard
Senior Lecturer in Law

creichar[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-1221
Lewis Building 204

  • Legal research and writing
  • Clinical education
Kenneth Richards
Kenneth Richards
Associate Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs and Affiliated Associate Professor of Law

kenricha[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-5971
1315 E. Tenth St.

  • Climate change policy
  • Carbon sequestration economics
  • Environmental policy implementation and instrument choice.
Lauren Robel
Lauren Robel
Val Nolan Professor of Law; Provost and Executive Vice President, IU Bloomington

provost[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-9011
Bryan Hall 100

  • Federal jurisdiction
  • Trial and appellate procedure
Steve Sanders
Steve Sanders
Associate Professor of Law; Affiliated Faculty, IU Department of Gender Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Kinsey Institute for Research in Gender, Sex, and Reproduction

stevesan[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-1775
Law Building 272

  • Constitutional Law
  • Sexuality and the Law
  • Fourteenth Amendment
  • Civil Rights/Civil Liberties Litigation
  • Academic Freedom
  • Family Law
John Scanlan
John Scanlan
Professor Emeritus of Law

scanlan[at]indiana[dot]edu


  • Sports and entertainment law
  • International and comparative law
  • Immigration law
F. Thomas Schornhorst
F. Thomas Schornhorst
Professor Emeritus of Law

schornho[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-7995
Law Building 341

  • Criminal Law
  • Death Penalty
  • Criminal Process
  • Evidence
  • Torts
  • Admiralty
  • Fact Investigation and Analysis
  • Trial Techniques
Ryan W. Scott
Ryan W. Scott
Associate Professor of Law

ryanscot[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-5941
Law Building 247

  • Criminal law
  • Statutory interpretation
  • Federal courts
  • Criminal procedure
Gene Shreve
Gene Shreve
Richard S. Melvin Professor Emeritus of Law

shreve[at]indiana[dot]edu


  • Conflict of Laws
  • Civil Procedure
  • Jurisprudence
  • Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Earl Singleton
Earl Singleton
Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Community Legal Clinic

singlet[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-9230
Lewis Building 306

  • Clinical teaching
  • Family law
Jeffrey Stake
Jeffrey Stake
Robert A. Lucas Chair of Law

stake[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-4444
Law Building 338

  • Interdisciplinary perspectives
  • Property
  • Trusts and estates
  • Zoning and land use
Winnifred F. Sullivan
Winnifred F. Sullivan
Professor and Department Chair, Department of Religious Studies; Affiliated Professor of Law

wfsulliv[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-3531
Sycamore Hall, Room 228

J. Alexander Tanford
J. Alexander Tanford
Professor of Law and Ralph F. Fuchs Faculty Fellow

tanford[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-4846
Law Building 318

  • Civil litigation
  • Clinical and skills
  • Evidence
  • Trial practice
Richard Vaughan
Richard Vaughan
Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Law

rvaughan[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-4199
Law Library 101J

  • Legal publishing
  • Law library vendor relations
  • Law library publisher relations
  • George Bird Grinnell
Timothy William Waters
Timothy William Waters
Professor of Law; Associate Director, Center for Constitutional Democracy

tiwaters[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-2748
Law Building 272

  • Ethnic conflict and secession
  • International criminal law
  • Transitional justice
  • Human rights
  • East Central Europe and Balkans
Nona Watt
Nona Watt
Assistant Director for Technical Services, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Law

wattn[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-1895
Library 101M

W. William Weeks
W. William Weeks
Adjunct Professor of Law and Director, Conservation Law Clinic

wwweeks[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-0615
Lewis Building 201

  • Environmental law
  • Conservation easements
  • Endangered Species Act
  • Invasive species
Carwina Weng
Carwina Weng
Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Disability Law Clinic

wengc[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-9809
Lewis Building 301

  • Clinical education
  • Disability law
  • Domestic violence
Deborah Widiss
Deborah Widiss
Associate Professor of Law

dwidiss[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 856-1435
Law Building 259

  • Family law
  • Employment discrimination
  • Women's issues
  • Legislation and statutory interpretation
David Williams
David Williams
John S. Hastings Professor of Law; Executive Director, Center for Constitutional Democracy

dacwilli[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-6793
Law Building 274

Susan Williams
Susan Williams
Walter W. Foskett Professor of Law; Director, Center for Constitutional Democracy

shwillia[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-6319
Law Building 270

  • Interdisciplinary perspectives
  • Property
  • Gender equality
  • First Amendment
  • Comparative constitutional law
Elisabeth Zoller
Elisabeth Zoller
Visiting Professor of Law

ezoller[at]indiana[dot]edu
(812) 855-7995
Law Building 348

  • International law
  • Comparative law