Marianne B. Culhane
Dean of the Law School
Professor of Law
Dean of the Law School and Professor of Law, received her Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Carleton College in 1968; and her Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Iowa, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and the recipient of the Iowa Bar Award of Merit, in 1974. She joined the Creighton faculty in 1977 after serving as law clerk to the Honorable Donald P. Lay of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and practicing law in Omaha. She has served on the Board of Trustees of the Iowa Law School Foundation and the Board of Directors of the Omaha Legal Aid Society. She teaches Banking Law, Debtor-Creditor Relations, Secured Transactions, and Selected Commercial Topics. Professor Culhane and Professor Michaela White are the principal investigators for a nationwide empirical research project on reaffirmation practice in bankruptcy with grants from the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges and the Nebraska State Bar Associations Bankruptcy Section. Dean Culhane became Dean of the Law School on January 1, 2010 and previously served as Interim Dean from July 2007 to June 2008.
Advanced Commercial Transactions
Banking Law and Regulation
Secured Transactions in Real Property