Professor John Dayton
John Dayton is a Professor of Education Law at the University of Georgia,College of Education , in Educational Administration & Policy, and Co-Director of the Education Law Consortium. Dr. Dayton was the Director of Music at Harrison-Washington Schools, Gaston, Indiana, when he was offered academic scholarships from the Yeshiva University, American University, and Indiana University Schools of Law. He graduated from Indiana University with a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the School of Law, and a Doctor of Educational Administration & Policy degree from the College of Education. He has experience in both public and private legal practice, and joined the University of Georgia faculty in 1991. Dr. Dayton was inducted into the UGA Teaching Academy in 2007, and was the first recipient of the Glickman Faculty Fellow Award, recognizing excellence in research and teaching. He is nationally and internationally recognized as an expert on Education Law and Finance, and he has authored over 100 publications on Education Law and Finance related issues. E-mail: email@example.com
Professor Anne Proffitt Dupre
Professor Anne Proffitt Dupre is the Hosch Professor of Law at the University of Georgia, School of Law. After graduating from the University of Georgia Law School first in her class and editor-in-chief of the Law Review, she served as a judicial law clerk for Judge J.L. Edmondson of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta and then for Justice Harry A. Blackmun at the United States Supreme Court. After practicing law in Washington, D.C., Professor Dupre joined the faculty of her alma mater, where she currently focuses her scholarship on issues relating to law and education. Professor Dupre has published extensively in the area of education law, and is nationally and internationally recognized as a leading scholar on legal issues concerning education. Professor Dupre was a public school teacher for five years before entering law school. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Professors Dayton and Dupre are joined by other lawyers, faculty, and students as Distinguished Fellows and Research Associates with the ELC, including:
Professor Melvin Hill, Distinguished ELC Fellow
Melvin Hill is a fellow of the Education Law Consortium and is Robert G. Stephens, Jr. senior fellow in law and government at the Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georgia.
Professor J. Douglas Toma, Distinguished ELC Fellow
J. Douglas Toma is a fellow of the Education Law Consortium and is associate professor at the Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georgia and is dean of the Franklin Residential College at UGA.
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