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.
Deborah Anthony, M.A., J.D.
Associate Professor, Legal Studies
Chair of Legal Studies
Pre-Law Center Director
Areas of Specialization: constitutional law; civil rights; employment discrimination; gender and law
Telephone: (217) 206-8340
Office: PAC 340
Amanda Hughett, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Legal Studies
Areas of Specialization: law, social movements, and the criminal justice system in the USA
Telephone: (217) 206-8173
Office: PAC 336