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Can't find what you're looking for? Contact the media relations staff one of the following ways:

• mediarelations@udayton.edu 

• Cara Zinski-Neace, executive director of news and communications, at 937-229-3257 or czinskineace1@udayton.edu.

• Shawn Robinson, associate director of news and communications, at 937-229-3391 or srobinson1@udayton.edu

• Meagan Pant, associate director of news and communications, at 937-229-3256 or mpant1@udayton.edu.

For University of Dayton Research Institute experts, contact Pamela Gregg at 937-229-3268 or pgregg1@udayton.edu.

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Jeannette Cox
Jeannette Cox
Professor of Law

Areas of expertise: disability and employment discrimination, statutory interpretation and civil procedure. Click here to see the media outlets quoting or interviewing her.

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Ericka Curran
Ericka Curran
Associate Professor of Lawyering Skills; Leadership Honors Program Director

Areas of expertise: immigration and human rights law, including representation of detained immigrants, immigrant children, immigrant survivors of violent crime and human trafficking victims. She also oversees the School of Law's Immigration Law Clinic. Click here to see the media outlets quoting or interviewing her.

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Thaddeus Hoffmeister
Thaddeus Hoffmeister
Professor of Law

Areas of expertise: jury behavior, how social media can affect a jury, how pop culture is affecting the jury pool, criminal law, criminal procedure and international law, including war tribunals. He edits and produces the blogs Juries and Law and Social Media, and serves as an acting magistrate judge in Dayton Municipal Court and a judge advocate general in the National Guard. He has also been a jury consultant on several high-profile cases including U.S. v. Barry Bonds. Click here to see the media outlets quoting or interviewing him.

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Jefferson Ingram
Jefferson Ingram
Professor

Areas of expertise: criminal procedure, the death penalty, civil liberties and criminal law. Click here to see the media outlets quoting or interviewing him.

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Arthur J Jipson
Arthur J Jipson
Associate Professor

Areas of expertise: laws regarding roadside memorials, Internet use (especially social media), white separatism and supremacy, social movements, and corporate and white-collar crime. Click here to see the media outlets quoting or interviewing him.

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Tracy Reilly
Tracy Reilly
NCR Professor of Law and Technology

Areas of expertise: real property and intellectual property. Before joining the faculty in 2006, she was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago, where she worked in the areas of intellectual property, entertainment, advertising, e-commerce and corporate law. Prior to that, she worked as in-house counsel for an independent record label, where she specialized in foreign licensing transactions, and at a boutique entertainment law firm in Chicago. Her clients have included Kraft, Sara Lee, Kellogg, Honeywell, Madison Dearborn Partners, United Airlines, the Chicago Sun-Times, Rand McNally and the estates of gospel star Mahalia Jackson and Charles Stepney, producer for Earth, Wind & Fire. Click here to see the media outlets quoting or interviewing her.

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Christopher Roederer
Christopher Roederer
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Professor of Law

Area's of expertise: Constitutional law and comparative law with a focus on the intersection between constitutional law, democracy, and private law, be it torts, contracts, property, or the law of remedies. Click here to see the media outlets quoting or interviewing him.

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Charles J. Russo, J.D., Ed.D.
Charles J. Russo, J.D., Ed.D.
Director, Ph.D. Program in Educational Leadership; Research Professor of Law

Areas of expertise: legal issues in education. Russo has been an author or co-author of more than 325 articles in peer-reviewed journals; an author, co-author, editor, or co-editor of 73 books; and has more than 1,100 publications focusing on issues in education law. He is widely sought as a guest speaker on related topics and has delivered talks in 29 countries on six continents. He also edits two journals and serves on more than a dozen editorial boards. Click here to see the media outlets quoting or interviewing him.

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Jeff Schmitt
Jeff Schmitt
Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs; Professor of Law

Areas of expertise: issues of state power within our federal system; the extraterritoriality principle, which prohibits states from regulation conduct beyond their borders; constitutional limitations on a state's choice of law and personal jurisdiction; criminal and civil procedure, and contracts. Click here to see the media outlets quoting or interviewing him.

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Lori Shaw Robol
Lori Shaw Robol
Professor of Lawyering Skills

Areas of expertise: death penalty, grand juries and criminal law. Click here to see the media outlets quoting or interviewing her.

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Sabra Tomb, Esq.
Sabra Tomb, Esq.
Director of Training Programs and Strategic Business Development

Areas of expertise: government contracting, technology transfer and commercialization of federal technologies; U.S. Department of Defense technology transfer, commercialization and intellectual property processes; and government ethics including gifts from non-federal entities and conflicts of interest. She oversees the University of Dayton School of Law's government contracting and procurement master's degree and certificate program.

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Blake Watson
Blake Watson
Professor of Law; Samuel A. McCray Chair

Areas of expertise: Indian gaming law, oil and gas law, natural resources law, hydraulic fracturing law and property law. Before coming to the School of Law, Watson worked for the Department of Justice where he represented the United States before federal courts of appeal and state supreme courts in cases relating to environmental, natural resources, wildlife and Indian law. Click here to see the media outlets quoting or interviewing him.

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