Southern Illinois University School of Law

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
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Melissa Marlow
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Clinical Professor Melissa Marlow

What classes do you teach?
Lawyering Skills I and II, as well as academic support work, and the bar exam preparation program.

What are your current research projects?

My areas of scholarly interest are student evaluation of teacher performance (having authored two empirical pieces), and topics of interest to legal educators. My most recent piece, "Law Faculties: Moving Away from Operating as Independent Contractors to Form Communities of Teachers" will appear in the Ohio Northern law review.

Why did you go to law school?

I was interested in earning an advanced degree in history or political science. I was also excited about law, and it seemed law school was the best fit for me at that point in my life.

Why did you go into law teaching?
I was a trained teacher, and felt called to come back to the classroom.
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