Richard H. Hiers
Ph.D., Yale University
J.D., University of Florida (with high honors)
M.A., Yale University
B.D., Yale Divinity School (cum laude)
B.A., Yale College (magna cum laude)
Teaching and Scholarship
Law, Ethics and Social Policy
Biblical Law and Modern Western Jurisprudence
Public Employee First Amendment Speech Rights
Academic Freedom in Public Colleges and Universities
Law clerk with Judge Jerre S. Williams, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Federal Circuit, 1987-88; joined College of Law as Affiliate Professor in 1994.
Bar memberships/admissions: Florida Bar; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Federal Circuit.
Member, Advisory Committee, Journal of Law and Religion (chair, 2005-11); Board of Directors, Florida Free Speech Forum; Society of Christian Ethics.