Board of Trustees promotes four Elon Law faculty members

President Connie Ledoux Book announced new promotions and tenure for Elon University faculty who included Alan Woodlief, Patricia Perkins, Tiffany Atkins L'11, and Kathy Conner at Elon Law.

The Elon University Board of Trustees has promoted four Elon Law faculty members as part of broader actions recognizing faculty excellence across the university.

They are:

  • Promoted to Professor: Senior Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Law Alan D. Woodlief, Jr.
  • Promoted to Associate Professor: Assistant Professors Patricia Perkins, Tiffany D. Atkins L’11, and Katherene “Kathy” Conner

Woodlief currently serves as interim dean and is director of the Moot Court Program at Elon Law, among other responsibilities that include oversight of admissions, administration, and finance.

Perkins teaches courses addressing the rights of incarcerated people, civil rights litigation and the law of section 1983, constitutional law, and civil procedure.

Atkins teaches Legal Method and Communication I, II, and III; Race and the Law; and Public Interest Drafting.

Conner directs Elon Law’s nationally recognized Residency-in-Practice Program.

“Please join me in congratulating our colleagues on these professional achievements,” Elon University President Connie Ledoux Book said in her February 28 message to the university community announcing the promotions.