Carli Conklin joined the law faculty at University of Missouri in 2011.
After completing a B.S. in English and an M.A. in Education at Truman State University, Professor Conklin studied law and history at the University of Virginia through a joint J.D./M.A. program in American legal history. While at U.Va. Law, Professor Conklin was a Dillard Fellow and was awarded the School of Law’s Madeleine and John Traynor Prize for her Master’s thesis, which explored state court treatment of arbitration in early America. Professor Conklin served as Assistant Professor of History and Co-Creator/Co-Director of the Pre-Law Professional Program at John Brown University before returning to Virginia for her Ph.D. Her dissertation was an intellectual history of the meaning of the pursuit of happiness in the Declaration of Independence.