Robert Hershey

About Robert Hershey

Robert A. Hershey, an attorney who specializes in indigenous human rights, holds an Adjunct Professor of Law position with a joint appointment in AIS. He is also Director of the Tribal Law Clinic. Professor Hershey's most recent scholarly work focuses on economic development in Indian country, the mechanics of criminal law in tribal courts and intellectual property rights. His current writing focuses on Imagery and American Indian Policy and the promotion of intercultural relations with tribes in Arizona. He has taken a leadership role in AIS for developing the graduate student required internship program. Professor Hershey chairs that committee and has been active in all other AIS service roles. His extensive seminars and consultant roles with Indian tribes and communities have provided professional relationships resulting in placements for both law and AIS students in the Tribal Law Clinic.

Areas of Study

Professor of Practice, Law Instruction; College of Law; Tribal Law and Policy; Tribal Courts

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Contact Information

Robert Hershey
Clinical Professor of Law
Telephone: (520) 621-5677
Fax: (520) 621-9140
Office: Rountree Hall 207
Office Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 1:00-3:00 pm


J.D., 1972, University of Arizona

Courses Taught

Indigenous Peoples Law Clinic  [nid:1220]

Globalization and Preservation of Culture [nid:1225]

Catalog Courses by Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences