Photograph: Eagle statue outside law school.

Faculty Emeriti

Years teaching or serving at Washburn Law are in parentheses.

Photograph: Aïda Alaka.Aïda M. Alaka (2005-2021)
Professor of Law
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1981
J.D., Loyola University Chicago, 1993
Contact at: aida.alaka@washburn.edu

Photograph: J. Wendell Bayles.J. Wendell Bayles (1983-2003)
Professor of Law
B.S., University of Utah, 1964
J.D., University of Utah College of Law, 1965
LL.M., New York University, 1966

Photograph: John Christensen.John E. Christensen (1979-2016)
Professor of Law and Law Library Director
B.S., Brigham Young University, 1971
J.D., University of Utah, 1975
M.L.S., University of California at Berkeley, 1976
Contact at: john.christensen@washburn.edu

Photograph: James Concannon.James M. Concannon (1973-2020)
Senator Robert J. Dole Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus
B.S., University of Kansas, 1968
J.D., University of Kansas, 1971
Contact at: james.concannon@washburn.edu
Publications, Presentations, etc.

Photograph: Ronald Griffin.Ronald C. Griffin (1978-2011)
Professor of Law
B.S., Hampton Institute, 1965
J.D., Howard University, 1968
LL.M., University of Virginia, 1974

Photograph: Michael Kaye.Michael Kaye (1979-2016)
Professor of Law
B.A., Case Western Reserve University, 1963
J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1966
LL.M., New York University, 1967
Contact at: michael.kaye@washburn.edu

Photograph: L. Ali Khan.Liaquat Ali Khan (1983-2018)
Professor of Law
B.Sc., Civil Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology (Lahore), 1969
M.A., Punjab University, 1973
LL.B., Punjab University, 1976
LL.M., New York University, 1980
J.S.D., New York University, 1983
Contact at: ali.khan@washburn.edu

Photograph: Bruce Levine.Bruce Levine (1971-2000)
Professor of Law
B.B.A., City College of New York
J.D., Brooklyn Law School
LL.M. New York University School of Law

Photograph: Nancy Maxwell.Nancy G. Maxwell (1979-2015)
Professor of Law
B.A., University of North Dakota, 1972
J.D., University of North Dakota, 1975
LL.M., Harvard University, 1979
Contact at: nancy.maxwell@washburn.edu

Photograph: Joe McKinney.Joseph E. McKinney (2005-2016)
Visiting Professor of Law
B.A., Washburn University, 1965
J.D., Washburn University School of Law, 1986
Contact at: joe.mckinney@washburn.edu

Photograph: Carl Monk..Carl C. Monk (1974-2009)
Professor of Law
B.A., Oklahoma State University, 1965
J.D., Howard University School of Law, 1971

Photograph: Loretta Moore.Loretta W. Moore (1991-2005)
Professor of Law
B.A., Park College, 1975
J.D., Washington University School of Law (St. Louis), 1978

Photograph: Greg Pease.Gregory Pease (1976-2013)
Professor of Law
B.A., Wichita State University, 1963
J.D., University of New Mexico, 1970
Professor Pease passed away December 21, 2020.

Photograph: Lynette Petty.Lynette F. Petty (1992-2016)
Associate Professor of Law
B.S., Southwestern University (Georgetown, TX), 1972
M.A., University of Texas at San Antonio, 1978
J.D., Washburn University School of Law, 1987
Contact at: lynette.petty@washburn.edu

Photograph: David Pierce.David E. Pierce (Spring 1981, 1986-1987, 1989-2020)
Norman R. Pozez Chair in Business and Transactional Law Emeritus / Professor of Law
B.A., Kansas State College of Pittsburg, 1974
J.D., Washburn University School of Law, 1977
LL.M., University of Utah College of Law, 1982
Contact at: david.pierce@washburn.edu
Publications, Presentations, etc. (thru 6/2020)

Photograph: Paul Rasor.Paul B. Rasor (1978-1993)
Professor of Law
B.Mus., J.D., University of Michigan
M.Div., Harvard Divinity School
Ph.D., Harvard University

Photograph: Shelia Reynolds.Sheila Reynolds (1979-2010)
Professor of Law
B.A., University of Kansas, 1966
J.D., University of Kansas, 1971
Contact at: sheila.reynolds@washburn.edu

Photograph: Bill Rich.William Rich (1977-2020)
James R. Ahrens Chair in Torts and Constitutional Law Emeritus / Professor of Law
B.A., Oberlin College, 1970
J.D., University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, 1975
Contact at: bill.rich@washburn.edu

Photograph: Thomas Romig.Thomas J. Romig (2007-2021)
Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law
B.S., Kansas State University, 1970
J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, 1980
M.S., National War College, 1996
Contact at: thomas.romig@washburn.edu

Photograph: David Ryan.David L. Ryan (1968-2005)
Distinguished Professor of Law
B.A., Washburn University, 1964
J.D., Washburn University School of Law, 1966
LL.M., George Washington University School of Law, 1968
Professor Ryan passed away May 25, 2021.

Photograph: Charlene Smith.Charlene L. Smith (1982-2003)
Professor of Law
B.A., University of Denver, 1959
M.A., University of Denver, 1963
J.D., Hamline University School of Law, 1978
LL.M., Temple University School of Law, 1982

Photograph: Curt Waugh.Curtis J. Waugh (2003-2017)
Visiting Associate Professor of Law
B.A., Williams College, 1970
J.D., Washburn University School of Law, 1987

Librarian Emeriti

Photograph: Nancy Gray.Nancy Gray (1996-2017)
Circulation and Faculty Services Librarian
B.A., Emporia State University
M.L.S., Emporia State University

Photograph: Virgie Smith.Virgie Smith (1976-2008)
Reference and Collection Development Librarian
B.S. and M.L.S.

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