Dr. Julian Pleasants



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Date of Interview



Law school, Parker building, facilities, Johnny Burris, Ovid Lewis, President Feldman, 9th Avenue Building, union building, Ferrero, Fischler, Joel Berman, Bruce Rogow, Joe Smith, Rolling Hills Country Club, Peter Thornton, Larry Hyde, Don Llewellyn, dean, full ABA accreditation, Uni-trust, scholarship, LSAT, Goodwin, John Anderson, Joe Harbaugh, Roger Abrams, leadership, fourth-tier, George Hanbury, Association of American Law Schools, AAMPLE Program, Summer Conditional Program, Alternative Admissions, Career Development Office

Interviewee(s) Bio

Phyllis Coleman and Mark Dobson are both Professors of Law with the Shepard Broard College of Law at NSU. Ms. Coleman has been with NSU since 1979 and was awarded tenure in 1984. Mr. Dobson has been a faculty member since August 1980.


This series of interviews was conducted by Dr. Julian Pleasants during the period of 2009-2012 for research in compiling the 50th Anniversary book, The Making of Nova Southeastern University: A Tradition of Innovation, 1964-2014. To read more about the completed book, click here.

Host Institution

Nova Southeastern University - NSU Archives

Archives Location

NSU Archives, Row B, 5, 6.

Format Type

Audio CD

Date Digitized

May 2016


Education | Educational Administration and Supervision | Educational Leadership | Higher Education | Higher Education Administration | History | Public History


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Interview with Phyllis Coleman and Mark Dobson - Professors of Law