Suzanna Geiser is a Professor of Legal Research and Writing. Dr. Geiser teaches Advanced Legal Writing and a jurisprudence course on civil rights. She is also the faculty advisor for Campbell Law Observer and the Campbell Public Interest Law Students Association. Dr. Geiser’s research and writing examines the intersections between law and literature, with a particular focus on literature’s contributions to legal history and professional ethics.
Prior to joining Campbell Law, Dr. Geiser taught at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the Department of English and Comparative Literature as a Teaching Assistant Professor and Teaching Fellow. In 2018-2019, she served as the Writing Specialist in Campbell Law’s Legal Research and Writing Program.
Dr. Geiser earned her J.D. with special honors from the University of Iowa College of Law. While at Iowa, she served as the Coordinating Editor for the Journal of Gender, Race, and Justice, and upon graduation, she was inducted into the Order of the Coif. After graduating, Dr. Geiser practiced in the private sector, focusing on corporate and transactional law.
Dr. Geiser also holds a Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.A. in English from North Carolina State University. While at both institutions, Dr. Geiser won numerous awards for her teaching and scholarship, including UNC’s Tanner Teaching Assistants Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and the Dougald McMillan Prize for Best Dissertation.