Jeanna L. Hunter

Title: Director of Academic Success Program
Office Location: Swen Parson 181
Office Phone: 815-753-9481
Email: jeannah@niu.edu
Education: B.S., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
J.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Jeanna Hunter teaches legal writing and advocacy. She also helps to coordinate the first-year Academic Success Program. Before joining the faculty, she was a law clerk for the Honorable Charles W. Chapman, Illinois Appellate Court, Fifth District. She also clerked for the Illinois Appellate Court, Second District.

Past Activities

  • Presenter, "Yes, Virginia, there is Legal Writing on the Bar Exam: Teaching Writing and Bar Skills Together," Legal Writing Institute Workshop, University of Illinois College of Law (December 2018) (with Meredith Stange).
  • Presenter, "Exit Laughing: Ideas for a More Fun, Productive Classroom," Central States Regional Legal Writing Conference, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Presenter (September 2017) (with Meredith Stange, Sandra Kupelian and Jay Streitz).
  • Panelist, Society of American Law Teachers, The John Marshall Law School and Northern Illinois University College of Law's "Breaking In: How to Become a Law Professor or Law School Administrator," Chicago, IL  (September 16, 2011).
  • Co-presenter (with Therese Clarke Arado, Frank Lima, Elsa Miller and Meredith Stange), "Divided We Succeed: Teaching Legal Writing & Research as Separate Collaborative Courses," Central States Regional Legal Writing Conference, Milwaukee, WI (Oct. 2009).