William H. Bowen School of Law
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and the Arkansas Bar Foundation Professor of Law
Lindsey Gustafson is the associate dean for academic affairs and the Arkansas Bar Foundation Professor of Law in the UA Little Rock Bowen School of Law. A three-time Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching recipient, she has been at UA Little Rock for more than 23 years. During this time, she has dedicated her time and efforts to those around her, including students, colleagues, and local communities.
In the past five years, she has served as editor of the Journal of the Legal Writing Institute and as co-director of the Institute of Law Teaching and Learning. In addition to her service in legal and academic spaces, she also attends to her local communities. She serves as president of the Pulaski County Special School District Board of Education and has also been an appointed member of the City of Maumelle School District Advisory Committee, the Pulaski County Special School District Health and Wellness Committee, and the Pulaski County Special School District Community Advisory Board. Gustafson is also a member of the Association of Legal Writing Directors, the Legal Writing Institute, the Utah State Bar, and the Order of the Coif. Kimberly Host, clinical professor of law at Arizona State University, noted Gustafson’s service as a volunteer and leader when planning conferences for several of these organizations as well as for the Southeastern Association of Law Schools. Gustafson has two books set for publication in 2023 with West Academic Press: the 4th edition of “Property and Lawyering” and “Professional Identity Formation: Beginning an Authentic, Successful, and Rewarding Career in Law.”
Gustafson received a J.D. and a B.A. from Brigham Young University.