Administrative Directory

For faculty information, view the Faculty Profiles.

Senior Administrative Staff

Vikram David Amar

Dean
Iwan Foundation Professor of Law

Jamelle Sharpe

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor

Margareth Etienne

Associate Dean for Graduate and International Programs
Professor 
Nancy Snowden Research Scholar in Law

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

Greg Miarecki

Executive Assistant Dean for Career Planning and Professional Development
Adjunct Professor

Virginia Vermillion

Assistant Dean for Academic Administration and Dean of Students

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

Vikram David Amar

Dean
Iwan Foundation Professor of Law

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

Tiffany Pettigrew

Office Support Specialist

Advancement  - (217) 333-2628

Chris Higgins

Assistant Dean for Advancement

Brad Foster

Director of Advancement

Avon Morgan

Associate Director of Advancement

Cassi Wildman

Associate Director of Alumni Relations and Stewardship

Business Office  - (217) 244-9923

Dinah Danielak Accounting Associate
Becky Millikan

Account Tech 3

Allison Darsham

Account Tech 1

Kathy Maxwell

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
Adjunct Professor

Alex Piller

Associate Director of Career Planning and Professional Development

Matthew Clegg

Assistant 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
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

Sandy Alwes

Assistant to Advancement and Strategic Initiatives

Carolyn Brown

Room Reservations and Rental

Tina Lamb

Assistant to the Assistant Dean for Finance and Human Resources

Angela Martin

Assistant to the Associate Dean and Faculty Appointments Coordinator

Dean's Office  - (217) 333-9859

Cheryl Long Assistant to the Dean

Graduate and International Programs  - (217) 333-6066

Margareth Etienne

Associate Dean for Graduate and International Programs
Professor 
Nancy Snowden Research Scholar in Law

Christine Renshaw

Associate Director of Graduate and International Legal Studies

Ashley Weis

Graduate and International Legal Studies Fellow

Athena M. Newcomb

Office Manager for Graduate and International Legal Studies

Human Resources  - (217) 333-0930

Patrick Rietz

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

Faye E. Jones

Director, Albert E. Jenner, Jr. Memorial Law Library
Clinical Professor of Law

Stephanie Davidson

Associate Director, Albert E. Jenner, Jr. Memorial 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

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

Associate Director of Academic Administration