Sarah Cravens - Faculty & Adjuncts

Sarah Cravens

Sarah Cravens
Sarah Cravens
Visiting Associate Professor of Law
College of Law
918-631-5841 Law Room 248


Professor Sarah Cravens joined the University of Tulsa College of Law as a Visiting Associate Professor of Law in 2021. She previously taught at the University of Akron School of Law from 2005-2019, serving as C. Blake McDowell, Jr. Professor of Law, and filling a number of administrative roles including Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives, Interim Co-Dean of the School of Law, and Interim Dean of the Williams Honors College, and as well as Director of Faculty Research & Development and Assistant Dean for Global Engagement. At TU, Professor Cravens teaches Torts, Professional Responsibility, Judicial Ethics, and Constitutional Law. She has also taught Conflict of Laws, Legal Drafting, and various international law courses. Her areas of scholarly interest include the judicial role, legal ethics, and theology & law. Her recent and forthcoming publications address international and comparative approaches to regulation of the judiciary as well as faith and the judicial role. In addition to her work as a law faculty member, she was a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and an associate at Arnold & Porter LLP in Washington, D.C. She has also served as Chief of Staff, Vice President and General Counsel at Missouri Western State University, and as General Counsel in private industry. Prof. Cravens earned her A.B. from Princeton University, her M.Phil from Cambridge University, and her J.D. from Washington & Lee University School of Law.

Research Interests

Judicial Ethics; Comparative/Transnational Approaches to Judicial Conduct Regulation; Professional Responsibility; Theology & Law

Teaching Interests

Torts, Professional Responsibility, Judicial Ethics, Conflicts, Remedies, International Law & Practice, Legal Drafting, Constitutional Law.

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Law I
  • Seminar
  • Torts
  • Professional Responsibility