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Scholarship and Research

The OU College of Law is committed to excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service. Whether through traditional text, interviews, online outlets, or pro bono service, find here respected scholars who engage – and indeed, often lead – national and international discussion of the critical issues of our time. Our professors approach instruction innovatively, with a constant eye toward encouraging student understanding and proficiency on both pragmatic and theoretical fronts. We serve local and global communities with passion, experience, and care. Inside and out of the classroom, OU Law aims to inspire. We prepare our students for success.

Our faculty members have ranging interests and expertise. Learn more about them and their scholarship here and below.

Faculty Honors

Associate Dean Megan Wischmeier Shaner Awarded Presidential Professorship

Megan Wischmeier Shaner, Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship, was awarded the President’s Associates Presidential Professorship.

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Professor Debuts New Book

Prof. Chris Odinet Authors Book on Housing Crisis of 2008 and Its Lingering Impact

In his new book, Foreclosed: Mortgage Servicing and the Hidden Architecture of Homeownership in America, Professor Chris Odinet provides a revealing look at the 2008 housing crash and its aftermath – including an analysis of abuses that continue to be inflicted upon homeowners as well as possible solutions.

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Faculty Scholarship

Prof. Stephen Henderson, Criminal Law Professors File Brief of Amici Curiae in Gamble v. United States

Professor Stephen Henderson and other scholars filed a Brief of Amici Curiae in support of the petitioner in Gamble v. United States, a case now pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Recent Research and Expertise

Associate Professor of Law

The Clash of Procedural Values

Associate Professor of Law

Food, Fracking, and Folly

Faculty Publications

Explore OU Law’s Digital Commons for the latest – and archived – articles, books, and other publications by our faculty.

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