Reggie Robinson

Adjunct Faculty
Primary office:

Reggie Robinson joined the KU School of Public Affairs and Administration in July 2014 as a professor and Director. Previously, Reggie was professor of law and Director for the Center of Law and Government at Washburn University. His earlier service includes President and CEO of the Kansas Board of Regents and Chief of Staff to the KU chancellor. He was a White House Fellow and Special Assistant to Attorney General Janet Reno in 1993, and subsequently served in a number of senior positions with the Department of Justice in Washington, DC, including deputy associate attorney general of the United States and acting Director for DOJ’s Office for Victims of Crime. Robinson earned his undergraduate and law degrees from KU, where he was editor in chief of the Kansas Law Review. Prior to law school, he was an active duty field artillery officer in the U.S. Army.

Courses Taught:

  • Local Government Law


J.D., B.A., Kansas, 1987, 1980.


Local Government Law


  • Public management and leadership
  • Voting rights
  • Administrative law
  • Local government
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