The University of South Dakota School of Law faculty and staff are leaders in their respective fields, adding first-rate quality and diverse expertise to the USD law program. Our accomplished faculty are at the heart of creating a personal learning experience for our students.

Administration

Name Department & Office Contact
Thomas Geu
  • Dean & Professor
LAW SCHOOL
School of Law 248
Tiffany Graham
  • Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
LAW SCHOOL
UL 250
Eric Young
  • Law Library Director, Assistant Dean
LAW SCHOOL
School of Law 127

Faculty

Name Department & Office Contact
Michael Bauer
  • Lecturer/Dir,Acad Sup&Bar Prep
LAW SCHOOL
School of Law
David Day
  • Professor
LAW SCHOOL
School of Law 216
Myanna Dellinger
  • Associate Professor
LAW SCHOOL
School of Law 210
Patrick Garry
  • Professor
LAW SCHOOL
School of Law 205
Thomas Geu
  • Dean & Professor
LAW SCHOOL
School of Law 248
Tiffany Graham
  • Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
LAW SCHOOL
UL 250
Hannah Haksgaard
  • Assistant Professor
LAW SCHOOL
SCHOOL OF LAW, ROOM 210
Wendy Hess
  • Associate Professor
LAW SCHOOL
School of Law
Thomas Horton
  • Professor & Heidepriem Trial Advocacy Fellow
LAW SCHOOL
School of Law 217
Christine Hutton
  • Professor
LAW SCHOOL
School of Law 203
Sean Kammer
  • Associate Professor
LAW SCHOOL
School of Law
Allen Madison
  • Associate Professor
LAW SCHOOL
School of Law 201
Nikki McCain
  • Low Income Tax Clinic Director
LAW SCHOOL
USD EXCHANGE
Mike McKey
  • Lecturer
LAW SCHOOL
UL 209
Ramon Ortiz
  • Experiential Learning Director/Senior Lecturer
LAW SCHOOL
UL 208
Frank Pommersheim
  • Professor
LAW SCHOOL
ULLS 211
Tom Simmons
  • Associate Professor
LAW SCHOOL
UL RM 212
Charles Thatcher
  • Professor
LAW SCHOOL
School of Law 206
Jonathan Van Patten
  • Professor
LAW SCHOOL
School of Law 204
Eric Young
  • Law Library Director, Assistant Dean
LAW SCHOOL
School of Law 127

Law Library Administration & Staff

Name Department & Office Contact
Susan Benton
  • Head of Technology and Collection Services
McKUSICK LAW LIBRARY
UL 122
Sarah Kammer
  • Head of Public Services
McKUSICK LAW LIBRARY
School of Law 124
Karyl Knodel
  • Librarian
McKUSICK LAW LIBRARY
School of Law 132
Courtney Segota
  • Head of Instructional Services
McKUSICK LAW LIBRARY
School of Law 128
Eric Young
  • Law Library Director, Assistant Dean
LAW SCHOOL
School of Law 127

Staff

Name Department & Office Contact
Teresa Carlisle
  • Registration Officer
LAW SCHOOL
School of Law 241
Devra Hermosilla
  • Director of Career Services
LAW SCHOOL
School of Law 223
Emily Posthumus
  • Senior Secretary
LAW SCHOOL
School of Law
Jen Shaffer
  • Program Assistant II
LAW SCHOOL
School of Law 249
Liz Taggart
  • Director of Law School Admissions
LAW SCHOOL
USD EXCHANGE
Julia Wessel
  • Senior Secretary
LAW SCHOOL
School of Law 201

Emeritus Faculty

Name Department & Office Contact
Roger Baron
  • Professor Emeritus
LAW SCHOOL
USD EXCHANGE
Barry Vickrey
  • Dean & Professor Emeritus