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Camille Davidson

Dean and Professor of Law

Camille Davidson

Office: Lesar Law Building
Phone: (618) 453-8761
email: camille.davidson@siu.edu

Camille M. Davidson is Dean and Professor of Law at Southern Illinois University School of Law. She joined the law school in July 2020. Most recently, she was a Judicial Hearing Officer for the State of North Carolina where she presided over hearings in the areas of estates, foreclosures, partitions, guardianships, incompetency proceedings, claim and deliveries, adoptions, and legitimations. 

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Alicia Jones

Associate Dean, Associate Professor of Law and Technical Services Librarian

Alicia Jones

Office: Lesar Law Building, Room 136
Phone: (618) 536-8756
e-mail: agjones@law.siu.edu

Alicia Jones joined the faculty of the Southern Illinois School of Law Library in 2013.  She holds a B.A. in Political Science from North Carolina Central University, a J.D. from Howard University School of Law, and an M.L.I.S. from the University of Illinois. Prof. Jones teaches Lawyering Skills and Advanced Electronic Legal Research.  In her roles as librarian and professor, she focuses on interacting with law students, in providing for greater accessibility to library resources and materials, and in helping them to understand the necessity of these materials on their law school careers. 

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Judi Ray

Assistant Dean for Administration

Judi Ray

Office: Room 135
Phone: (618)-453-8135
e-mail: judiray@siu.edu

As Assistant Dean of Administration, Judi works closely with the Dean on managing the resources of the law school.   Her areas of responsibility include the law school budget, the Lesar Law Building and Information Technology.   As the Assistant Dean for Student Services, Judi is ...read full profile >>


Mike Ruiz

Assistant Dean for Career, Alumni & Promotional Services

Mike Ruiz

Office: Room 104B
Phone: (618)-453-8763
e-mail: mikeruiz@siu.edu

Michael is responsible for career, alumni, and promotional s

Michael is responsible for career, alumni, and promotional services for the School of Law. Past assignments include the LL.M, MLS, and conditional admit JD degree programs, diversity and inclusion initiatives, the pro bono requirement, school-wide surveys, and other special projects assigned by the Dean. Michael ...read full profile >>