Cynthia V. Ward
Professor of Law
Office phone: (757) 221-1476
Office location: Room 254H
Areas of Specialization
Criminal Law; Criminal Responsibility; Law and Psychology; Legal Theory
Representative Professional Activities and Achievements
Cynthia Ward joined the William and Mary law faculty in the fall of 1996.
Professor Ward is a graduate of Wellesley College and the Yale Law School; at Yale she was an Articles Editor of the Yale Law Journal. Before coming to William and Mary she taught at Arizona State College of Law from 1991-96. Professor Ward's scholarly articles have appeared in Columbia Law Review; Notre Dame Law Review; Northwestern University Law Review; and University of Chicago Law Review, among others. Her current research focuses on Criminal Law, Criminal Responsibility, and Law and Psychology.
- Mental Illness and Danger to Self, 3 Mental Health L. & Pol'y J. 253 (2014). SSRN.