Gloria Whittico, J.D.

Director, Academic Success Program

Associate Professor


Associate Professor Gloria Whittico teaches Insurance Law, Administrative Law and Race and the Law, and, as associate director of Regent Law’s Academic Success Program, works closely with students in that program.  She graduated with honors from the College of William and Mary with a dual degree (A. B. cum laude) in English literature and Philosophy. After graduating from law school, she was admitted to the practice of law in New York and Connecticut.

She began the practice of law as an attorney in the Office of the Senior Vice-President and General Counsel at IBM. In 1998, Whittico joined the faculty of Hampton University, where she taught Constitutional Law, Legal Theory, Legal Research and Writing, Ethics, and Introduction to Logic and Scientific Method. In May 2006, Whittico gained faculty approval for the institution of a Pre-Law Track for Hampton University undergraduates. She counseled scores of students each year in her role as pre-law advisor. An ardent lover of teaching, she was a recipient of the Hampton University E. L. Hamm, Sr. Distinguished Teaching Award for the 2004-2005 academic year.

In June 2007, Whittico joined the Regent law school as director of External Relations and Community Affairs. In this capacity, she was responsible for working with a number of local, national and international groups and organizations to carry the Regent University message to the community. She serves as the faculty advisor for the Black Law Students Association.

In addition, she developed programs designed to increase the number of under-represented persons in the legal profession. Whittico was a contributor to the second edition of the "Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States," and is conducting research on the 19th century "freedom suits," the legal antecedents of the Dred Scott case. Whittico is licensed by the Southern Diocese of Virginia to serve as a lay Eucharistic minister, worship leader and Eucharistic visitor at St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church in Hampton, Virginia.


Selected Publications:

""If Past Is Prologue': Toward the Development of a New 'Freedom Suit' for the Remediation of Foster Care Disproportionalities Among African-American Children," (February 28, 2015). Capital University Law Review, Vol. 43, p. 407, 2015.  

"A Woman's Pride and a Mother's Love the Missouri Freedom Suits and the Lengths and Limits of Justice" (December 30, 2014). 2014 The Freedom Center Journal 42, Winter 2014.

"Role of ASP in Developing Students' Professional Identity" (co-authored with Professor Natt Gantt), The Learning Curve, Winter 2014, at 6. (PDF).

"In Memoriam: Remembrances from the Legacy of Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell, Sr." (November 14, 2014). 25 Regent University Law Review 403 (2012-13).

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Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr., J.D.

United States Supreme Court

Senior Lecturing Fellow

John D. Ashcroft, J.D.

Distinguished Professor
Law & Government

Jeffrey A. Brauch, J.D.

Executive Director, Center for Global Justice


757.352.4040 jbrauch@regent.edu
Bruce N. Cameron, J.D.

Reed Larson Professor of Labor Law

757.352.4522 bcameron@regent.edu
Judge Bernice B. Donald, J.D., LL.M.

United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Senior Lecturing Fellow

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United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Senior Lecturing Fellow

Justice Robert H. Edmunds Jr., J.D., LL.M. (Ret.)

Associate Justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina

Senior Lecturing Fellow

Natt Gantt II, J.D.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

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


757.352.4734 nattgan@regent.edu
Michael V. Hernandez, J.D.


Director, LL.M. Programs

Faculty Advisor, Moot Court Board and Trial Advocacy Board

757.352.4040 michher@regent.edu
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Court of Appeals of Virginia

Senior Lecturing Fellow

Harry G. Hutchison, J.D., PGCE

Distinguished Professor

Justice Barbara A. Jackson (Ret.), J.D., LL.M.

Associate Justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina

Senior Lecturing Fellow

Bradley P. Jacob, J.D.

Principal Lecturer

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757.352.4523 bradjac@regent.edu
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Supreme Court of Virginia

Senior Lecturing Fellow

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Principal Lecturer

Director, Legal Analysis, Research and Writing

757.352.4334 janikir@regent.edu
Lynne Marie Kohm, J.D.

Professor; John Brown McCarty Professor of Family Law

757.352.4335 lynnkoh@regent.edu
Audrey J. Lynn, J.D.

Head of Electronic Services & Digital Initiatives, Law Library

Adjunct Professor

757.352.4463 audrlyn@regent.edu
Benjamin V. Madison III, J.D.

Director, Bar Passage Initiatives

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


757.352.4586 benjmad@regent.edu
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Assistant Director for Public Services, Law Library

Justice Stephen R. McCullough

Supreme Court of Virginia

Senior Lecturing Fellow

Kathleen A. McKee, LL.M.

Associate Professor

Director of Experiential Learning

757.352.4639 kathmck@regent.edu
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United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia

Senior Lecturing Fellow

Jay Sekulow, J.D., Ph.D.

Chief Counsel, American Center for Law and Justice

Distinguished Professor of Law

Randy Singer, J.D.


Director of the Singer Civil Litigation Practicum

757.352.4554 rsinger@regent.edu
Ray Starling, J.D.

General Counsel to the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce

President of the NC Chamber Legal Institute

Senior Lecturing Fellow

Judge Ken Starr, J.D. (Ret.)

United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Senior Lecturing Fellow

Craig A. Stern, J.D.

Director, Honors Program


757.352.4080 craiste@regent.edu
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United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Senior Lecturing Fellow

Kimberly R. Van Essendelft, J.D.

Principal Lecturer

Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

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Assistant Dean of Admissions


Director for the Center for Global Justice

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