Sara Edwards

Associate Professor- Legal StudiesLegal Studies Department
Legal Counsel to the CabinetCabinet Department
Senior Women's AdministratorAthletics Department
Assistant ProfessorLegal Studies Department
Online InstructionAcademic Affairs Department

Sara J. Edwards is an Associate Professor- Legal Studies in the Legal Studies department and a Legal Counsel to the Cabinet in the Cabinet department and a Senior Women's Administrator in the Athletics department and an Assistant Professor in the Legal Studies department and an Online Instruction in the Academic Affairs department.


Originally from Stillwater, Minnesota.  Married to husband Reggie. Sons: Anthony, Noah, Christian & Emmanuel

Academic Interests/Specialties

  • Civil Rights, Social Justice & Law


  • B.A. Political Science (Pre-Law) from the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida
  • J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota.


  • Legal History and Racial Discrimination in the United States


  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minnesota Paralegal Association

Professional Background

Worked in several areas of law including higher education law, class action litigation, criminal law & family law


  • Race & Justice; Training the Next Generation of Legal Professionals

Additional Campus Responsibilities


  • Law Review


Playing guitar, painting, cooking, reading, watching sports

Teaching Philosophy

I meet my students where they are and help them to become the best version of themselves.

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