Faculty

Bio

Doug Cook is a teacher, an educational administrator, and a practicing lawyer. He joined the Regent law faculty in 1987, one year after the law school opened in Virginia Beach. 


He has taught Torts and related subjects ever since. From 2000-2014, Cook served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the law school. He now serves as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Regent University. He is Of Counsel with the Chesapeake law firm of Davis Law Group, where his part-time law practice focuses on nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations and church law. 


Cook is married to his high-school sweetheart, and they have four children.

Publications

Books and Monographs 


Cases and Materials on Nonprofit, Tax-exempt Organizations (1992 and Supp. 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996) (2d ed. 1997).


Journal Articles and Notes


A Faith-Based Perspective on Tort Causation, 16 St. Thomas L. Rev. 455 (2004)


The Politically-Active Church, 35 Loyola-Chicago L. J. 457 (2004)


Sir William Blackstone: A Life and Legacy Set Apart for God's Work, 13 Regent U. L. Rev. 169 (2000)


Cases and Materials on Nonprofit, Tax-Exempt Organizations, Lupus Publications Ltd., 1992 (Second Edition 1999)


A Day in the Life of Tort Law, 49 Maine L. Rev. 111 (1997).


Does a Minister Have Legal Rights? Pulpit Digest, July/August 1997, at 81 (co-authored with Carroll D. Stevens)


Personal Responsibility and the Law of Torts, 45 Am. U. L. Rev. 1245 (1996).


Can the Car Battery Be Charged? Intentional Torts Under Automobile No-Fault Statutes, 12 Cooley L. Rev. 163 (1995).


How I Spent My Sabbatical, or What Happens When a Torts Professor is a Juror in a Negligence Case , 14 Rev. Litig. 219 (1994), reprinted in 44 Def. L. J. 707 (1995).


Negligence or Strict Liability? A Study In Biblical Tort Law, 13 Whittier L. Rev. 1 (1992).


Tort Liability for Cult Deprogramming, 43 Ohio St. L.J. 465 (1982).


Newspaper and Periodical Articles


Does a Minister Have Legal Rights? , (co-authored with Carroll D. Stevens) Pulpit Digest (July/Aug. 1997).

Meet Our Faculty

John Ashcroft, JD
John Ashcroft, JD

Distinguished Professor of Law and Government

 
James M. Boland, JD
James M. Boland, JD

Associate Professor

Director, Legal Analysis, Research & Writing Program

757.352.4632 jboland@regent.edu
Jeffrey A. Brauch, JD
Jeffrey A. Brauch, JD

Executive Director, Center for Global Justice, Human Rights & the Rule of Law

Professor

757.352.4040 jbrauch@regent.edu
Tessa Dysart, JD
Tessa Dysart, JD

Assistant Professor

Faculty Advisor to the Moot Court Board

757.352.4964 tdysart@regent.edu
Natt Gantt II, JD
Natt Gantt II, JD

Associate Dean of Instructional & Curricular Affairs

Co-Director, Center for Ethical Formation & Legal Education Reform

Professor

757.352.4734 nattgan@regent.edu
Janis L. Kirkland, JD
Janis L. Kirkland, JD

Director, M.A. Wealth Management & Financial Planning Concentration

Assistant Director, JD Legal Analysis, Research & Writing Program

Principal Lecturer

757.352.4334 janikir@regent.edu
Lynne Marie Kohm, JD
Lynne Marie Kohm, JD

Associate Dean of Faculty Development & External Affairs

Professor; John Brown McCarty Professor of Family Law

757.352.4335 lynnkoh@regent.edu
Benjamin V. Madison, III, JD
Benjamin V. Madison, III, JD

Director, Center for Advocacy

Co-Director, Center for Ethical Formation & Legal Education Reform

Professor

757.352.4586 benjmad@regent.edu
Kathleen A. McKee, LL.M.
Kathleen A. McKee, LL.M.

Director, L.L.M. in American Legal Studies and LL.M. in Human Rights

Director, Civil Practice Clinic

Associate Professor

757.352.4639 kathmck@regent.edu
James E. Murphy, JD
James E. Murphy, JD

Director, M.A. in Law Program

Manager, Business Affairs

Lecturer

757.352.4724 jamemur@regent.edu
Jay Sekulow, J.D., Ph.D.
Jay Sekulow, J.D., Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor of Law

Chief Counsel, American Center for Law and Justice

 
Randy Singer, JD
Randy Singer, JD

Attorney-in-Residence

Director of the Singer Civil Litigation Practicum

757.352.4554 rsinger@regent.edu
Ernie Walton, JD
Ernie Walton, JD

Academic & Administrative Director, Center for Global Justice, Human Rights, & the Rule of Law

Lecturer

757.352.4315 stevwa1@regent.edu
Patricia L. West, JD
Patricia L. West, JD

Associate Dean of Career & Alumni Services

Distinguished Professor

757.352.4040 pwest@regent.edu
Gloria Whittico, JD
Gloria Whittico, JD

Director, Academic Success Program

Associate Professor

757.352.4852 gwhittico@regent.edu

Adjunct

Julie Anjo
Robert Ash
Kerriel Bailey
Tracy Banks
George Bruch
Gary Bryant
Justin Bush
George Buxton
Kathryn Byler
James Chapman, Ph.D.
Rose Coley
Douglas Cook, Ph.D.
Erin DeBoer
David Dennison
David Dildy
Timothy Drewry
Eric Enlow
Shaheryar Gill
Michael Halvorsen
Kirstin Hark
Geoffrey Hemphill
Laura Hernandez
Robert Humphreys, Ph.D.
Joshua Jenkins
David Johnson
Christopher Kall
Denham Kelsey
David Lannetti
Hee Eun Lee
Stephen Lentz
Joseph Liberatore
Elizabeth Libertini
David McGinley
James Metcalfe, CAPT
Henry Morgan, Judge
Susan Moritz
Anthony Mulford
Gustav Nelson
H. Padrick
Corrynn Peters
Stephen Pfeiffer
Nathaniel Pierce
Wainscott Putney
Carol Rasnic
Mandy Rogers
Fred Ross
Randy Singer
Catherine Six
Tristen Small
Martha Smith
John Stepanovich
Norman Thomas
Farnaz Thompson
Hugo Valverde
David Velloney
Shawn Voyles