Deborah Williams

Adjunct Faculty

Deborah Williams is currently an associate professor for environmental science and biology at Johnson County Community College, a position she's held since 2005. At JCCC, she's received several honors, including the 2011 Distinguished Service Award, the 2010 College Scholar Award, and the 2009 NISOD Excellence in Teaching Award. She graduated from KU Law in 2004 with a certificate in natural resources and environmental law, as well as a certificate in tribal law.

Courses Taught:
  • Law and Bioethics
  • ​Health Law and Policy

 

 

Education

 

J.D. Kansas, 2004; M.A., Biology, Kansas, 2003; M.S., Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Kansas State, 1997; B.S., Animal Science, Kansas State, 1994; B.S., Biology, Kansas State, 1991.

Career History

Adjunct lecturer, Washburn University, 2004-2010; Adjunct professor of law, Washburn University, since 2005; Associate professor, Johnson County Community College, since 2005; Lecturer, University of Kansas School of Law, since 2010.

Why KU
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  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 28 conviction reversals since 2009
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  • 12 interdisciplinary joint degrees
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    —U.S. News & World Report
  • 70 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • 37th: for number of law graduates who are partners at nation’s largest law firms