June Mary Makdisi
Professor of Law
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
M.S., University of Pennsylvania
J.D., University of Tulsa College of Law, with honors
Before joining the faculty in 1999, Professor June Mary Zekan Makdisi clerked for Chief Justice Pascal Calogero (1996-97) and Justice Jeannette Theriot Knoll (1997-99) of the Louisiana State Supreme Court. Professor Makdisi began law school at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Cleveland State Law Review, and transferred to the University of Tulsa College of Law, where she graduated with honors.
Professor Makdisi’s research interests concerning the legal issues arising from the application of biotechnology dovetail with the courses that she teaches: Bioethics, Torts, Family Law, and Law and Genetics. She has published in a number of journals, including Creighton Law Review, Nebraska Law Review, Pepperdine Law Review, Rutgers Law Journal, St. John’s Law Review, and The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly.