Alex Glashausser, Professor of Law, received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard College and his law degree from Duke University School of Law. Following graduation from Harvard, he traveled to Tokyo, where he studied at the Yoshida Institute of Japanese Language and taught English. During law school, he studied the Japanese legal system at Santa Clara University School of Law’s Institute of International and Comparative Law, in Tokyo, and interned at the Ishii Law Office. While at Duke, Glashausser received the H.M. Johnson Memorial Writing Prize and was the Executive Editor of Duke Law Journal. After graduating from law school, Glashausser clerked for the Honorable Albert J. Engel, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He served as a litigation associate for Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP and taught as an adjunct at Ohio State University College of Law before coming to Washburn University School of Law in the fall of 1999. At Washburn, he has served two terms as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. He teaches courses on civil litigation, and his scholarship focuses on questions involving federal courts.