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Ursula Doyle

Ursula Doyle
Professor of Law


Ursula Tracy Doyle is a Professor of Law at Salmon P. Chase College of Law (Chase), Northern Kentucky University. She teaches public international law, international criminal law, professional responsibility and torts.  

Ursula researches the use of international law in U. S. domestic courts; business and human rights; the institutional capacities of the United Nations; the human rights demands of restorative justice; and the life of the diplomat, academic and politician Patricia Roberts Harris. Ursula has presented her work domestically and internationally.

Before joining Chase, she taught legal research and writing at Howard University School of Law, in Washington, D.C. and practiced law in the areas of mass torts and complex litigation.  She was a law clerk to the Honorable Theodore A. McKee, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Philadelphia, PA, and the student commencement speaker at the graduation ceremony of Indiana University-Bloomington School of Law, in May 1997.  Ursula has prior teaching experience in literature and composition from Morehouse College, in Atlanta, GA, the University of Alabama in Huntsville, the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa and Samford University, in Birmingham, AL.

Ursula is a graduate of Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (A.B., English), Columbia University, New York, NY (M.A., English) and Indiana University-Bloomington School of Law (J.D.).  She has also studied in Colombia, France and Italy.