Professor of Law
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Professor Myers started teaching Property and related courses in 1980. A year earlier, he had become a founding member of the American Agricultural Law Association. He served as president of that organization from 1985–86, and he was given the association’s Distinguished Service Award in 1995. He continues to do research on the meaning and significance of Jeffersonian Agrarianism.
In 1985, he added a new dimension to his scholarly work by co-authoring a casebook on Entertainment Law, and by teaching courses in Entertainment Law and Media Law. He focuses on issues of defamation and privacy law, with a particular interest in the problem of cyber-bullying on the internet.
Professor Myers received the Charles Gromley Distinguished Teaching Award in 1996. He was also named the Michael and Dianne Swygert Teaching Fellow from 2008–2010. He has been an advisor to the Latino Law Students Association since 1989.
Professor Myers’ son, Jonathan, is a minister in Holland, Michigan. He and his wife, Rhys, have a newborn named Jack Harrison Myers. Professor Myers’ daughter, Kate, is a singer-songwriter and a music therapist in Indianapolis, Indiana. Professor Myers’ hobby is listening to music.