Administrative Directory

For faculty information, view the Faculty Profiles.

Senior Administrative Staff

John D. Colombo

Interim Dean
Albert E. Jenner, Jr. Professor of Law

Jamelle Sharpe

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor

Robert M. Lawless

Associate Dean for Research
Max L. Rowe Professor of Law
Co-Director, Illinois Program on Law, Behavior and Social Science

Nicola Sharpe

Director of the Chicago Business Law Program
Professor

John Rossi

Executive Assistant Dean

Greg Miarecki

Executive Assistant Dean for Career Planning and Professional Development
Adjunct Professor

Virginia Vermillion

Assistant Dean for Academic Administration and Dean of Students

Charlotte Ku

Assistant Dean for Graduate and International Legal Studies
Co-Director, Center on Law and Globalization

Randy Elkins

Assistant Dean for Finance and Human Resources

Chris Higgins

Assistant Dean for Advancement

Rebecca Ray

Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid

Carolyn Turner

Assistant Dean for Strategic Initiatives

Academic Affairs  - (217) 333-0930

Jamelle Sharpe Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Administration  - (217) 333-0930

John D. Colombo

Interim Dean
Albert E. Jenner, Jr. Professor of Law

John Rossi

Executive Assistant Dean

Admissions and Financial Aid  - (217) 244-6415

Rebecca Ray

Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid

Suzanne Rogers

Associate Director of Admissions

Julie Griffin

Associate Director of Financial Aid

Patricia Carlson Admissions Coordinator
Tiffany Pettigrew

Office Support Specialist

Advancement  - (217) 333-2628

Chris Higgins

Assistant Dean for Advancement

Jenny Carroll

Director of Alumni Relations

Brad Foster

Director of Advancement

Avon Morgan

Associate Director of Advancement

Cassi Wildman

Associate Director of Alumni Relations and Stewardship

Bookstore  - (217) 333-2406

Lisa Cripe Bookstore Manager

Business Office  - (217) 244-9923

Dinah Danielak Accounting Associate
Becky Millikan

Account Tech 3

Kathy Anderson Account Tech 1
Allison Darsham

Account Tech 1

Julie Reifsteck

Clerk

Career Planning and Professional Development  - (217) 333-2961

Greg Miarecki

Executive Assistant Dean for Career Planning and Professional Development
Adjunct Professor

Jolynn Caroline

Director of Career Planning and Professional Development

Rebecca Myhr Szajna

Director of Career Planning and Professional Development

Alex Piller

Associate Director of Career Planning and Professional Development

Maria Saez Tatman

Associate Director of Career Planning and Professional Development

Clinics  - (217) 244-9494

George Bell Civil Litigation Clinic
Matthew Andres Elder Financial Justice Clinic
J. Steven Beckett Federal Civil Rights Clinic
Andrew Bequette

Federal Civil Rights Clinic

Karla Fischer Domestic Violence Clinic
Melissa Frydman Family Advocacy Clinic
Stacey L. Tutt Community Preservation Clinic
Eric Sirota Clinical Associate
Komal Vaidya

Equal Justice Works Foreclosure Fellow

Jen Schiaretti

Office Manager

Sandra Sosa

Clerk

Communications and Media Relations  - (217) 244-4014

Melissa Englund

Director of Communications

Krista Gaedtke

Director of Communications

Data Services  - (217) 333-0930

Doyle Slifer

Director of Data Services

Casey Myers Database/Web Programmer

Dean's Suite  - (217) 333-0930

Carolyn Brown

Room Reservations and Rental

Sandy Fretty

Assistant to Advancement and Strategic Initiatives

Colleen Hammel

Assistant to Student Services

Tina Lamb

Assistant to the Executive Assistant Dean and Assistant to Finance and Human Resources

Angela Martin

Assistant to the Associate Dean and Faculty Appointments Coordinator

Dean's Office  - (217) 333-9857

Cheryl Long Assistant to the Dean

Graduate and International Programs  - (217) 333-6066

Charlotte Ku

Assistant Dean for Graduate and International Legal Studies
Co-Director, Center on Law and Globalization

Christine Renshaw

Associate Director of Graduate and International Legal Studies

Laura Owen Assistant to Graduate and International Legal Studies
Roderick Morrison

Administrative Honors Fellow

Human Resources  - (217) 333-0930

Chris Grant

Director of Human Resources

Information Services  - (217) 265-5004

Dan Vander Ploeg

Director of Information Services

Tyler Hunter

PC and Media Coordinator

Law Library  - (217) 333-2914

Stephanie Davidson

Interim Director of the Law Library
Associate Professor of Library Service

Michelle Hook Dewey

Reference Librarian
Assistant Professor of Library Service

Paul D. Healey

Senior Instructional Services Librarian
Associate Professor of Library Service

Barbara Henigman

Head of Technical Services

Travis McDade

Curator of Law Rare Books
Associate Professor of Library Service

Anne Robbins

Acquisitions Librarian

Heather Simmons

Reference Librarian
Assistant Professor of Library Service

Jane Williams

Foreign Comparative and International Law Librarian
Associate Professor of Library Service

Talisa Thompson

Business and Human Resource Coordinator

Tamara Richardson Library Specialist
Dee Shonkwiler Senior Library Specialist
David Shunk Library Specialist
Jessica Sommers

Library Specialist

Stephanie Sopka Library Specialist
Harold Southern

Library Operations Associate

Student Records Office  - (217) 333-9854

Kelly Salefski

Director of Academic Initiatives and Student Records

Ron Hausman Office Support Associate

Special Events  - (217) 244-0689; (217) 333-0138

Heather Ball

Director of Events

Carrie May-Borich

Events Coordinator

Deanna Shumard

Law Competition Coordinator

Strategic Initiatives  - (217) 244-0001

Carolyn Turner

Assistant Dean for Strategic Initiatives

Student Services  - (217) 333-1097

Virginia Vermillion

Assistant Dean for Academic Administration and Dean of Students

Megan Pickens Assistant Director for Academic Administration