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About Rennard J. Strickland

Professor Strickland is Senior Scholar in Residence at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Strickland has an amazing personal history of achievement as a law professor, law school dean, prolific author, art collector, legal historian, and authority on Native American Law. He is Osage and Cherokee and a citizen of the Cherokee nation. He has long been involved in legal education in the classroom and through participation and leadership in the Association of American Law Schools and the Society of American Law Teachers. He received the SALT Outstanding Teaching and Contribution to Law Reform Award in 1978 and he received the Spirit of Excellence Award from the American Bar Association Commission on Minorities in the Profession in 1997.


Present Senior Scholar in Residence, Center for the Study of American Indian Law and Policy, University of Oklahoma College of Law

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

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Honors and Awards

  • American Bar Association's Spirit of Excellence Award
  • Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) Award

Books, Commissioned Studies and Special Reports (45)