Steven E. Miskinis

Steven E. Miskinis

Professor of the Practice of Law
Degrees: J.D., Duke Law School; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University; B.A., John Hopkins University
Email: [[semiskinis]]
Full resume: here (.pdf in new window)
Teaching Interests

Applied Legal Analysis and Writing I; Applied Legal Analysis and Writing II; Native American Law; Torts; Writing and Editing for Lawyers

Representative Professional Activities and Achievements

Professor Steve Miskinis is an Assistant Professor of Legal Writing. Prior to coming to William and Mary Law School, Steven Miskinis taught legal writing at Penn State Law. Before that, he was a trial attorney with the Department of Justice in the Indian Resources Section of the Environment and Natural Resources Division. His work involved litigation in which the United States is either defending or promoting the interests and rights of federally recognized Tribes. He graduated from Duke Law School magna cum laude in 2000 and clerked for the Honorable Rosemary Pooler on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Before attending law school, Steve earned a Ph.D. in English at Vanderbilt in 1994 and published articles on Samuel Beckett and Wallace Stevens.


Scholarly Publications
Articles and Book Chapters
  • Style (1997), reviewing Gerard Genette, Mimologics, University of Nebraska Press 1995 (book review). Online.
  • Enduring Recurrence: Samuel Beckett’s Nihilistic Poetics, 63 ELH 1047 (1996). Online.
  • Exceeding Responsibilities: Politics, History, and the Hero in Wallace Stevens’ War Poetry, 20 Wallace Stevens J. 209 (1996).

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