Faculty, Staff, and Administration

Academic Deans

Incoming President and Dean

Mark Gordon

 Mary Patricia Byrn

Byrn, Mary Patricia
Associate Dean for

Eric S. Janus

Janus, Eric S.
President and Dean

Mehmet Konar-Steenberg: Click for high-resolution photo.

Konar-Steenberg, Mehmet K.
Associate Dean for Faculty

Full-time Faculty

Distinguished Practitioner in Residence

Eric Tostrud

Adjunct Faculty

Our adjunct faculty members include judges, prosecutors, public defenders, and lawyers with prestigious law firms and corporations. Their expertise and practical wisdom make our curriculum better. They teach courses ranging from specialized electives such as Intellectual Property Law to our required Writing & Representation series (WRAP).

Resident Adjunct Faculty

All adjunct faculty

Visiting Faculty

William Mitchell’s curriculum is often enriched by distinguished professors and legal professionals from top national and international universities who come to William Mitchell as visiting faculty. They strengthen William Mitchell’s relationships with law schools around the world and bring expertise in legal education and unique areas of law such as art law, business law, and Islamic law.

Recent visiting faculty

Faculty Emeritus

William Mitchell’s full-time faculty benefit from the experience and wisdom of several esteemed professors emeritus. These faculty members have extensive legal and teaching experience and, after many years with the college, they were honored with the title of emeritus professor from their peers. They continue to work in the legal field and periodically return to the college to teach and share their knowledge with students and alumni.