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Visiting Scholars Program

Stetson University College of Law invites U.S. and foreign law professors and scholars to apply for Stetson's Visiting Scholars Program.

Stetson will select distinguished scholars to visit its beautiful campuses in Gulfport/St. Petersburg or Tampa for a few days, weeks, or months. Participating scholars will benefit from Stetson's state-of-the-art facilities, intellectual climate, and hospitality. Stetson is an ideal place to think, develop and refine ideas, test theses, and cultivate new colleagues.

Benefits to the Visitor

  • Use of office facilities and secretarial support, state-of-the-art law library, computer access, and recreational facilities
  • A collegial group of teachers and scholars with whom to discuss ideas
  • Tuition waiver for Stetson-sponsored continuing legal education programs
  • Campuses located in the tranquil beach community of Gulfport and the major metropolitan area of Tampa

Benefits to Stetson Law

  • Increased intellectual discourse
  • Exposure to professionals with diverse backgrounds and experiences

How to Apply

Interested Foreign Scholars should send a cover letter and current curriculum vitae to:

Jessica Richman Dworkin
Director of International and Graduate Programs
Stetson University College of Law
1401 61st Street South
Gulfport, FL 33707
jdworkin@law.stetson.edu
(727) 562-7857

Interested Domestic Scholars should send a cover letter and current curriculum vitae to:

Darryl C. Wilson
Associate Dean for Faculty & Strategic Initiatives,
Attorneys' Title Insurance Fund Professor of Law and
Co-Director, Institute on Caribbean Law and Policy
Stetson University College of Law
1401 61st Street South
Gulfport, FL 33707
wilson@law.stetson.edu
(727) 562-7882

The cover letter should include the following information:

  • Dates you are interested in visiting Stetson University College of Law
  • Nature of the research that you will be conducting while visiting