Robert McFarland


Robert L. McFarland is the Associate Dean of External Affairs and an Associate Professor of Law at Faulkner University’s Thomas Goode Jones School of Law in Montgomery, Alabama where he has taught since 2004. He presently teaches Federal Courts and Foundations of Law. Foundations of Law is a first-year survey course introducing students to law and its relationship to justice and equity through the lens of the great books and writings of the western legal tradition. Together with his colleague Adam J. MacLeod, he is the co-author of Foundations of Law, a new textbook published by Carolina Academic Press. He has also authored numerous essays and articles appearing in legal journals including the Oklahoma Law Review, the Mississippi Law Journal, The Journal Jurisprudence, the New England Law Review, and The Public Discourse (an online journal of The Witherspoon Institute). He has also participated as a panelist at the annual Christian Scholars Conference and at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference. Professor McFarland and his wife Anita are the proud parents of four beautiful and active children.