Contact:
Dr. Jo Van Arkel
Chair of English Department
Professor of English
Director of the Writing Center
Office: (417) 873-7273
jvanarke@drury.edu

Dr. Richard Schur

Associate Professor of English
Director of the Law & Society

Office: Pearsons Hall, Room 316
Phone: (417) 873-6834
E-Mail: rschur@drury.edu
Website: http://www2.drury.edu/rschur/

Dr. Schur has a law degree from the University of Wisconsin and Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Kansas. His teaching and research explores contemporary African American culture and its relationship to American law. His articles have been published in a wide range of legal, literary, and cultural studies journals. He is the author of Parodies of Ownership: Hip Hop Aesthetics and Intellectual Property Law (2009) and co-editor of the forthcoming collection of essays, African American Culture and Legal Discourse. Dr. Schur joined the Drury University faculty in 2001.

Education:
B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991
J.D., University of Wisconsin, 1994
Ph.D., University of Kansas, 2000

Drury University faculty member since 2001
Associate Professor since 2007