Education Law Consortium
Education Law and Policy Forum National Student Conference Researchers and Affiliates Institute of Higher Education

John Dayton is co-director of the Education Law Consortium and is professor of education law at the University of Georgia’s College of Education in the Department of Educational Administration and Policy. He is widely regarded as a leading national expert on education law and finance and has authored over 100 publications on these issues. Professor Dayton, a former public school teacher and attorney in private and public practice, earned his J.D. and Ed.D. in educational administration and policy from Indiana University. He was the first recipient of the Glickman Faculty Fellow Award from the UGA College of Education, recognizing excellence in research and teaching.

Anne Proffitt Dupre is co-director of the Education Law Consortium and is J. Alton Hosch professor of law at the University of Georgia School of Law, joining the faculty in 1994. Her scholarship focuses on issues in law and education. Professor Dupre was a public school teacher for five years before entering law school at the University of Georgia Law School, where she graduated first in her class and was selected as the editor-in-chief of the Georgia Law Review. After graduation from law school, 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. Following her service with the Supreme Court, she practiced law in Washington, D.C.

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.

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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