Photograph: Eagle statue outside law school.

Faculty Emeriti

Years teaching or serving at Washburn Law are in parentheses.

J. Wendell Bayles (1983-2003)
Professor of Law
B.S., University of Utah, 1964
J.D., University of Utah College of Law, 1965
LL.M., New York University, 1966

John E. Christensen (1979-2016)
Professor of Law and Law Library Director
B.S., Brigham Young University, 1971
J.D., University of Utah, 1975
M.L.S., University of California at Berkeley, 1976
Contact at: john.christensen@washburn.edu

Ronald C. Griffin (1978-2011)
Professor of Law
B.S., Hampton Institute, 1965
J.D., Howard University, 1968
LL.M., University of Virginia, 1974

Michael Kaye (1979-2016)
Professor of Law
B.A., Case Western Reserve University, 1963
J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1966
LL.M., New York University, 1967
Contact at: michael.kaye@washburn.edu

Liaquat Ali Khan (1983-2018)
Professor of Law
B.Sc., Civil Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology (Lahore), 1969
M.A., Punjab University, 1973
LL.B., Punjab University, 1976
LL.M., New York University, 1980
J.S.D., New York University, 1983
Contact at: ali.khan@washburn.edu

Bruce Levine (1971-2000)
Professor of Law
B.B.A., City College of New York
J.D., Brooklyn Law School
LL.M. New York University School of Law

Nancy G. Maxwell (1979-2015)
Professor of Law
B.A., University of North Dakota, 1972
J.D., University of North Dakota, 1975
LL.M., Harvard University, 1979
Contact at: nancy.maxwell@washburn.edu

Joseph E. McKinney (2005-2016)
Visiting Professor of Law
B.A., Washburn University, 1965
J.D., Washburn University School of Law, 1986
Contact at: joe.mckinney@washburn.edu

Carl C. Monk (1974-2009)
Professor of Law
B.A., Oklahoma State University, 1965
J.D., Howard University School of Law, 1971

Loretta W. Moore (1991-2005)
Professor of Law
B.A., Park College, 1975
J.D., Washington University School of Law (St. Louis), 1978

Gregory Pease (1979-2010)
Professor of Law
B.A., Wichita State University, 1963
J.D., University of New Mexico, 1970
Contact at: gregory.pease@washburn.edu

Lynette F. Petty (1992-2016)
Associate Professor of Law
B.S., Southwestern University (Georgetown, TX), 1972
M.A., University of Texas at San Antonio, 1978
J.D., Washburn University School of Law, 1987
Contact at: lynette.petty@washburn.edu

Paul B. Rasor (1978-1993)
Professor of Law
B.Mus., J.D., University of Michigan
M.Div., Harvard Divinity School
Ph.D., Harvard University

Sheila Reynolds (1979-2010)
Professor of Law
B.A., University of Kansas, 1966
J.D., University of Kansas, 1971
Contact at: sheila.reynolds@washburn.edu

David L. Ryan (1968-2005)
Distinguished Professor of Law
B.A., Washburn University, 1964
J.D., Washburn University School of Law, 1966
LL.M., George Washington University School of Law, 1968

Charlene L. Smith (1982-2003)
Professor of Law
B.A., University of Denver, 1959
M.A., University of Denver, 1963
J.D., Hamline University School of Law, 1978
LL.M., Temple University School of Law, 1982

Curtis J. Waugh (2003-2017)
Visiting Associate Professor of Law
Williams College, 1970
J.D., Washburn University School of Law, 1987
LL.M., Temple University School of Law, 1982

Librarian Emeriti

Nancy Gray (1996-2017)
Circulation and Faculty Services Librarian
B.A., Emporia State University
M.L.S., Emporia State University

Virgie Smith (1976-2008)
Reference and Collection Development Librarian
B.S. and M.L.S.