Faculty: Johanna K. P. Dennis, Ph.D.

Johanna K. P. Dennis, Ph.D.

Title(s):
Associate Professor of Law
Associate Director, Legal Writing
School(s):
Law
415-442-6562
Campus(es):
San Francisco
Johanna K. P. Dennis

Professor Johanna Dennis, Ph.D.EL, is Associate Director for Legal Writing and Research and an Associate Professor of Law. She develops upper-division legal writing courses in collaboration with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and the Director of Legal Writing.  Professor Dennis teaches upper division writing, immigration, and intellectual property law courses. 

Professor Dennis draws on a range of experiences in law teaching.  Prior to joining the faculty at GGU, she served on the full-time faculties at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock's Bowen School of Law, Northeastern University School of Law, Southern Illinois University School of Law, Southern University Law Center, Vermont Law School, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, and Florida A&M University College of Law. 

Professor Dennis is admitted to the Pennsylvania bar, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as a Registered Patent Attorney.


RESEARCH INTERESTS & AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Legal Writing
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Immigration Law

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. Educational Leadership in Higher Education Leadership, Trident University, 2019
  • MAEd, Higher Education, Trident University, 2010
  • MS, Biotechnology, The Johns Hopkins University, 2007
  • JD, Temple University School of Law, 2005
  • BA, French, Chemistry, Rutgers University, 2002

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