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Trustees appoint law professors

February 13, 2014 | Faculty

The Ohio State University Board of Trustees approved at its Jan. 31 meeting the appointments of three faculty members at the Moritz College of Law.

Garry W. Jenkins is the Frank E. and Virginia H. Bazler Designated Professor in Business Law. Jenkins, who also serves as the college’s associate dean for academic affairs and co-directs its Program on Law and Leadership, specializes in law and philanthropy, corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, and civil rights education.

Creola Johnson is the Presidents Club Professor in Law. She spent four years practicing bankruptcy law and worked as a staff attorney with Pittsburgh’s Neighborhood Legal Services Association. Johnson previously taught at the University of Iowa College of Law and West Virginia University College of Law.

Donald B. Tobin is the John C. Elam/Vorys Sater Professor of Law. He is one of the nation’s leading experts on the intersection of tax and campaign finance laws and is a senior fellow with the Election Law @ Moritz program. He also co-directs the Program on Law and Leadership and has served the college as associate dean for academic affairs, associate dean for faculty, and the Frank E. and Virginia H. Bazler Designated Professor in Business Law.