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About Stephen Clowney

Professor Stephen Clowney joined the law faculty in 2014. Before moving to Arkansas, he held the Frost Brown & Todd endowed professorship at the University of Kentucky. At the U of A, Professor Clowney teaches Property, Land Use, Trusts & Estates, and a seminar on Race & the Law.

Prior to entering academia, Professor Clowney served as a Law Clerk in the Chambers of the Hon. Ruggero J. Aldisert, in Santa Barbara, California. He has also worked as a legal consultant in Hawaii, a college admissions officer, and a gravedigger.

His main areas of research include zoning regulations, the history of cities, handwritten wills, and the presence of violence in informal property systems. Professor Clowney’s other interests revolve around the Pittsburgh Steelers, surfing, bad fantasy adventure novels, and Irish punk music.


Present Faculty Member, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville School of Law



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