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Oren Griffin ’96L Named Dean of Tulsa College of Law Griffin currently serves as the Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and a professor of law at Mercer University, where he as taught since 2006.

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Oren Giffin, a member of the Law Class of 1996, has been named dean of the University of Tulsa College of Law. He will assume the new position Jan. 1, 2022. Griffin is currently the Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and a professor of law at Mercer University.

Griffin began his academic career as an assistant professor of law at Mercer in 2006. Before that, he served as a labor and employment attorney with law firms based in Atlanta, Georgia, and Kalamazoo, Michigan. Prior to attending W&L Law, Griffin earned a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. He received his bachelor’s degree from Southern University at New Orleans and his master’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa.

Griffin’s scholarship and teaching focuses on civil procedure, education law, employment law and alternative dispute resolution. He has authored numerous articles and manuscripts regarding employment law, risk management, disability and higher education policy. His book “Investigating College Student Misconduct” was published by the Johns Hopkins University Press in 2018.

You can read more about Griffin’s appointment online.