B.A. – Miami University
J.D. – Capital University Law School
Born and raised in Valpo, Professor Douglas graduated from Valparaiso High School and attended Miami University, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in political science and a minor in sociology. She attended Capital University Law School, where she graduated summa cum laude and earned her Juris Doctorate with a focus in federal appellate advocacy.
Before coming to Valparaiso University, Professor Douglas worked as a federal appellate judicial clerk for the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and also practiced law primarily as a litigator in Columbus, Ohio. She joined the Communication Department in 2012. Her areas of teaching interest include interpersonal communication, public speaking, negotiation and conflict resolution, and Internet communication.