Suzanne Eckes

Credentials: PhD

Position title: Professor


270 E Education Building

Suzanne Eckes is the Susan S. Engeleiter Professor of Education Law, Policy, and Practice at the School of Education. Much of her research focuses on how civil rights laws impact education policies in K-12 public schools. She is a co-author or co-editor of several articles and books, including Legal Rights of School Leaders, Teachers, and Students (8th ed., Pearson). She is a faculty affiliate with the University of Wisconsin Law School. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Wisconsin School of Education, she was a professor at Indiana University, a lawyer, and a public high school teacher.

Dr. Eckes teaches the MSPE course ELPA 640: Legal Rights and Responsibilities for Teachers.