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Alicia Ruiz


Director of Communications & Outreach


Alicia Hill Ruiz received a Juris Doctorate from Southern Illinois University School of Law in 1994 and a Bachelor of Arts in English/Rhetoric from the University of Illinois in 1991. Before her current position, she worked as the Assistant Dean for Administration.  Prior to that she worked in the Alternative Dispute Resolution Clinic, and directed the Illinois Agriculture Mediation Program.

Her current duties include: communications and data management for the School of Law including the creation or coordination of materials for the website, brochures, invitations, viewbook, media releases, digest, bi-monthly newsletter, radio ads, newspaper ads; the completion of surveys (e.g., ABA, U.S. News, etc);  responding to inquiries from the public for general information about the School of Law in order to maintain and or improve community relations; support for the Center for Health Law & Policy; administration of Continuing Legal Education activities.


Room 114
Lesar Law Building
Mailcode 6804
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 453-8700