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Charles A. Szypszak

Job Title: 
Professor of Public Law and Government
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919.843.8932
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Charles Szypszak joined the School of Government in 2005. Prior to that, he was a director of a general practice firm in New Hampshire, where he provided counsel and advocacy for real estate and business matters. He provides counsel to state, national, and international institutions, organizations, and public officials on real property registration and conveyance laws. In the School's master of public administration program he teaches an introduction to law course and an elective on military leadership and public administration. He also teaches an introduction to legal thinking course in the University’s undergraduate curriculum. He has been awarded the University’s J. Carlysle Sitterson Freshman Teaching Award and the School’s Albert and Gladys Hall Coates Teaching Excellence Award. He was an adjunct professor of law at Franklin Pierce Law Center, a law clerk for Circuit Judge Hugh Bownes on the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and a captain in the US Marine Corps. Szypszak earned a BA from the University of Southern California, an MA from San Diego State University, and a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law.