About Susan Raeker-Jordan
Susan Raeker-Jordan teaches in the areas of torts, civil procedure, criminal law, capital punishment, and disability law. Her research and writing has focused on capital punishment and the Eighth Amendment, with a number of articles in leading law reviews. Sparked in part by a stint teaching in the Lausanne International Law Institute, her current research interests are in disability discrimination law and comparative disability discrimination law.
Professor Raeker-Jordan joined the faculty at Widener in 1990. She was an assistant professor from 1993-96, an associate professor from 1996-2005, and professor of law since 2005. She was associate dean for faculty research and development from 2007-09. She also taught legal methods on the law school’s Delaware campus from 1990-93.
Professor Raeker-Jordan currently serves as secretary of the AALS Section on Law and Mental Disability. She served as an editor of the South Carolina Law Review.