Center Faculty, Staff and Students
|Director||Victoria Sutton, MPA, Ph.D., JD|
|Assistant Director||Heather Carson (Acting)|
|Asst Director for International
Human Subject Testing
|Jennifer Bard, JD, MPH
Professor of Law
Texas Tech University School of Law
|Affiliated Asst Director for
|Barbara J. Williams, JD, LLM|
|2010-2011 Center Fellows||2011-2012 Center Fellows||2012-2013 Center Fellows|
Law and Biodefense Certificate Awardees
The Law and Biodefense Certificate is awarded to law school graduates who complete five courses in the area of law and biodefense, serve in internships and organizational activities in biodefense and write a research paper on a legal topic in biodefense. Most of our graduates in law and biodefense are currently working in the military, government and federal law enforcement agencies.
Richard Baker, JD
Assistant U.S. Attorney
Jennifer S. Bard, M.P.H, JD
Professor of Law
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Neuropsychiatry, School of Medicine
Director, Health Law Program
Daniel H. Benson, M.S., JD
Adjunct Professor of Law
Former Paul Whitfield Horn Professor of Law
Steven Berk, M.D.
Mirick-Myers Endowed Chair in Geriatric Medicine
Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean, School of Medicine
Interim Vice President, F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health
Tiffanie Brooks, DVM
Department of Animal and Food Science
Walter B. Huffman, M.Ed., J.D.
Dean, School of Law
W. Frank Newton Professor of Law
Michael W. Jones, Ph.D.
Instructor, Dept of Chemistry
Former Biological Safety Officer
Ronald C. Kennedy, Ph.D.
Chair, Dept of Microbiology and Immunology, TTUHSC
Thomas Longoria, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
Director, Center for Public Service
William Marcy, Ph.D., P.E.
Senior Vice President and Provost
Former Dean, College of Engineering
Allen T. McInnes, M.B.A., Ph.D.
Dean, Jerry S. Rawls College of Business Administration
Richard Rosen, J.D.
Associate Professor of Law
Director, Center for Military Law and Policy
Former Associate Dean, Administration and External Affairs
Brian Shannon, J.D.
Charles B. Thornton Professor of Law
Former Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Victoria Sutton, M.P.A., Ph.D., J.D.
Robert H. Bean Professor of Law
Director, Center for Biodefense, Law and Public Policy
Texas Institute of Environmental and Human Health
Barbara J. Williams, JD, LLM (Health Law), LLM (IP Law)
Law Firm of Barbara J. Williams, Houston, TX