Faculty and Community Advisors


The Delta Project is supported by a wide number of faculty and attorneys in Cambridge and in Mississippi who advise on legal research and supervise student work. In addition to Emily Broad Leib and the current Delta Fellow, the principal attorney supervisors for the Delta Project, the Delta Project has received past and ongoing support from:

  • Robert Bordone, Thaddeus R. Beal Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program, Harvard Law School
  • Jessica Budnitz, Lecturer on Law and Managing Director of the Child Advocacy Program, Harvard Law School
  • Arthur Cosby, William L. Giles Distinguished Professor and Director, Social Science Research Center, Mississippi State University
  • Christine Desan, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
  • John Green, Associate Professor of Sociology and Community Development and Director, Institute for Community-Based Research, Delta State University
  • Robert Greenwald, Clinical Professor and Director, Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation, Harvard Law School
  • Peter Barton Hutt, Lecturer on law, Harvard Law School, Senior Counsel to Covington & Burling, and Former Chief Counsel to the FDA
  • Bill Luckett, Esq, Attorney, Luckett Tyner Law Firm, Clarksdale, MS
  • Cynthia Mitchell, Esq., Attorney, Merkel & Cocke, Clarksdale, MS
  • Charles Noble, Associate Professor of Marketing, School of Business Administration, University of Mississippi
  • Chris Powell, Esq., Attorney, Kossman & Powell, Cleveland, MS
  • Brian Price, Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Transactional Law Clinics, Harvard Law School
  • Linda H. Southward,Linda H. Southward, Research Professor & Coordinator-Family and Children Research Unit & Coordinator, MS KIDS COUNT, Social Science Research Center at Mississippi State University
  • Matt Smith, Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School
  • Robert Tyner, Esq., Attorney, Luckett Tyner Law Firm, Clarksdale, MS
  • Lucie White, Louis A. Horvitz Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

In addition to all the professors and attorneys named above, the Delta Project receives tremendous support from the HLS Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs and the Dean of Students Office.

The Delta Project would also like to thank the Winokur Family Foundation for their generous support.

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