Faculty

Stressing innovative teaching and experiential learning, the Legal Studies faculty take the UIS mission as a teaching institution seriously. The faculty have a broad base of experience and expertise that allows the Legal Studies Department to offer a wide range of courses to meet student needs and to provide a positive learning environment. All faculty members teach and advise students.


AnthonyDeborah Anthony, J.D. M.A.
Associate Professor, Legal Studies
Specialties: civil rights; constitutional law; race; gender; and class politics
E-mail: danth2@uis.edu
Telephone: (217) 206-8340
Office: PAC 338


BorlandSuzanne Borland, J.D.
Assistant Professor, Legal Studies
E-mail: sborl2@uis.edu
Telephone: (217) 206-8343
Office: PAC 336

 


Gwen JordanGwen Jordan, J.D. Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Legal Studies
E-Mail: gjorda2@uis.edu
Telephone: (217) 206-8520
Office: PAC 334

 


Erica Nichols Cook, J.D.Erica Nichols Cook
Visiting Assistant Professor, Legal Studies
E-mail: enich01s@uis.edu
Telephone: (217) 206-8548
Office: PAC 324

 


Riaz Tejani, J.D., Ph.D.Riaz Tejani
Assistant Professor, Legal Studies
E-Mail: rteja2@uis.edu
Telephone: (217) 206-6561
Office: PAC 338

 


Pinky S. Wassenberg, J.D., Ph.D.PinkyWassenberg
Professor of Legal Studies & Political Science
E-mail: pwass1@uis.edu
Telephone: (217) 206-7892
Office: PAC 370