Professor of Law, co-director of Academic Support Programs
B.A., Temple University
J.D., Temple University School of Law
Alice Eakin is co-director of Academic Support Programs
on Widener's Delaware campus. Professor Eakin received a B.A. in Political Science/Honors from Temple University in 1984 and a J.D. from Temple University School of Law in 1987.
Following graduation from law school, Professor Eakin was an Assistant Public Defender in Kansas City, Missouri. After returning east in 1990, she worked at the Delaware Criminal Justice Council and clerked for Judge Carl Goldstein of the Delaware Superior Court.
Professor Eakin was a full-time Legal Methods instructor at Widener from 1993 to 1996, during which time she also taught a seminar course entitled Selected Topics in Criminal Defense. In 1996 she joined the law schools administration, serving as Assistant Dean for Career Development from 1997-1999.
Professor Eakin has taught as an adjunct faculty member at Widener since 2002, focusing primarily on courses for students in academic difficulty, including First Year Academic Support and Intensive Legal Analysis. Professor Eakin serves on the Board of Directors for the American Civil Liberties Union of Delaware and is the Affiliate Affirmative Action Officer for that organization.