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J.D., Ph.D.

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Board of Directors, Education Law Association

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Counsel, Manley Burke; Professor and Distinguished University Scholar, University of Louisville

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Louisville, KY

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Jeffrey C. Sun, J.D., Ph.D., is professor of higher education and law, distinguished university scholar, associate dean of innovation and strategic partnerships, and director of the SKILLS Collaborative (a research and policy center examining workforce development and legal issues to career/professional postsecondary education) at the University of Louisville. He is also Counsel at Manley Burke. His research and practice areas focus on higher education law and professional/career education policies and practice. Dr. Sun has served as Project Director and Principal Investigator for over $25 million in grants and contracts. He has published approximately 100 scholarly works and is co-author of ten books including Law, policy, and higher education; Law and educational inequality: Removing barriers to educational opportunities; Student clashes on-campus: A leadership guide to free speech; and Academic leadership and governance of higher education: A guide for trustees, leaders, and aspiring leaders of two- and four-year institutions.
Dr. Sun received a BBA and an MBA from Loyola Marymount University, a law degree (J.D.) from the Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University, and an M.Phil. and a Ph.D. from Columbia University.

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