Brian C. Murchison Charles S. Rowe Professor of Law

Sydney Lewis Hall 431
540.458.8511
murchisonb@wlu.edu

Admitted to practice, Washington, D.C.; Peace Corps, Benin, West Africa, 1974-76; associate, Hamel, Park, McCabe and Saunders, Washington, D.C., 1979-82; ACUS-USIA Rule of Law in Africa Program, Ghana, 1995; Assistant Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University, 1982-86; Associate Professor of Law, 1986-90; Professor of Law, 1990-91; Professor of Law and Director of Frances Lewis Law Center, 1991-94; Professor of Law and Supervising Attorney Black Lung Clinic, 1996-1999 Black Lung Clinic Description; Professor of Law, 1994-2002; Charles S. Rowe Professor of Law, 2002-. Acting Dean, School of Law, 2006-2007. Research Visitor, University of Melbourne Law School, 2007, 2009.

Education

B.A. 1974, Yale University, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa; J.D. 1979, Yale University.

Research

Administrative Law; Mass Media Law; Jurisprudence; Torts; Contemporary Problems in Law and Journalism.