Program Faculty

2018 Faculty

Sarah Rudolph Cole
John W. Bricker Professor of Law

After graduating from the University of Chicago Law School, Sarah Cole clerked on the Ninth Circuit and practiced labor and employment law in Seattle and Chicago. She began her teaching career at Creighton University School of Law. She joined the faculty at the Moritz College of Law and is currently the John W. Bricker Professor of Law and Director of the Program on Dispute Resolution.  She is co-author of Mediation: Law, Policy and Practice and a dispute resolution casebook.


Cinnamon P. Carlarne
Associate Dean for Faculty and Professor of Law

Professor Carlarne teaches Torts and a suite of domestic and international environmental law classes.  Her scholarship focuses on the evolution of systems of environmental governance and includes several books on climate change law and a series of articles exploring questions of international environmental law. After graduating from law school at Berkeley, she studied as a Marshall Scholar at the University of Oxford, where she also later worked as the Harold Woods Junior Research Fellow in Environmental Law.

Keith HawkinsKeith Hawkins
Professor Emeritus of Law and Society, University of Oxford, Fellow and Tutor in Law, Oriel College, University of Oxford; Former Deputy Director, Centre For Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford. Author: Environment and Enforcement: Law as Last Resort

Keith Hawkins is the Professor Emeritus of Law and Society at the University of Oxford, fellow and tutor in law at the university’s Oriel College, and the former deputy director for the university’s Centre for Socio-Legal Studies. His research interests are in the sociology of legal processes and are concerned with legal decision-making and the workings of governmental regulation in the areas of environmental control and occupational health and safety regulations

Christopher J. WhelanDr. Christopher J. Whelan
Oxford Law Faculty Member; Associate Director, International Law Programmes, University of Oxford; Visiting Professor, Washington & Lee Law School, Author: Creative Accounting and the Cross-Eyed Javelin Thrower; Legal Systems and Social Systems; Military Intervention in Democratic Societies; Small Claims Courts: A Comparative Study.

Christopher J. Whelan is an Oxford Law faculty member and associate director of the International Law Programmes at the University of Oxford. He is the author of Creative Accounting and the Cross-Eyed Javelin Thrower, Legal Systems and Social Systems, Military Intervention in Democratic Societies, and Small Claims Courts: A Comparative Study.