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DePaul Law Faculty

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Professor Alberto R. Coll teaching class.
The DePaul Law faculty is a dynamic blend of leading scholars and respected practitioners. Our law professors focus on innovative programs of instruction and bring real-world experience to the classroom. And through scholarship, legal reform and public engagement, our faculty inspires student learning and makes an impact in the global legal community.

Scholarly Impact

DePaul Law ranked 64th in a 2015 study measuring the scholarly impact of U.S. law faculties.

In the last three years, our faculty has authored more than 100 law review articles and book chapters and has published more than a dozen legal academic books.

Our faculty offers expertise to the broader legal community in areas such as immigration reform, the protection of cultural property, international aviation policy and U.S.-Cuban relations.


Faculty News

  • 05/14/2020 - Professor Allison Tirres Rejoins College of Law Leadership Team

    Associate Professor of Law Allison Tirres has been named associate dean for academic affairs and strategic initiatives at the College of Law and will join the Dean’s administrative team on June 1. She previously served as associate dean for academic affairs from 2014-2017 and led the creation of the signature 3YP (Third Year in Practice) and joint BA/JD 3+3...
  • 04/17/2020 - Faculty Profile: Patty Gerstenblith

    Patty Gerstenblith is a distinguished research professor of law at the College of Law, as well as the faculty director for the Center for Art, Museum & Cultural Heritage Law. In January 2020, she received the Archaeological Institute of America's Outstanding Public Service Award, which “recognizes exceptional contributions that promote public understanding of, interest in, and...
  • 03/30/2020 - Faculty Profile: Roberta Kwall

    Roberta Kwall is the Raymond P. Niro Professor of Intellectual Property Law; teaches Family Law, Property Law and Intellectual Property (IP) Law; and is the founder of the Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology (CIPLIT®) and co-founder of the Center for Jewish Law & Judaic Studies.  Her latest book, Remix Judaism: Preserving Traditions in a Diverse World, was...
  • 03/13/2020 - Faculty Spotlight: Vincent de Paul Professor of Law Mark Weber

    Vincent de Paul Professor of Law Mark Weber Recently named to the Executive Committee of the Disability Law Section of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS), Professor Mark Weber has extensive experience in disability rights and complex tort litigation. You can read his scholarship on SSRN and on the DePaul Publication Archives.  ...
  • 01/28/2020 - Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea named to Lawyers of Color's (LoC) fifth annual Power List

    ​​​​​​​​​​​DePaul Law congratulates Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea on being named to Lawyers of Color (LoC) fifth annual Power List. ​One of the few Latina law school deans in the nation, Dean Rosato Perea brings a wealth of experience ​to DePaul ​as an experienced administrator, a longtime advocate of active learning and professionalism, and a respected scholar...

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