College of Business and Behavioral Science


Megan Mowrey

Assoc. Prof.

Office: 310 Sirrine Hall
Phone: 864-656-4879

 Educational Background

University of Iowa College of Law 1988

Ph.D. Management & Organizations
University of Iowa College of Business 1998

B.A. Political Science and Anthropology
University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts 1985

 Courses Taught

The Legal Environment of Business
International Business Law
Law for Professional Accountants


Megan Mowrey is an Associate Professor of Legal Studies in the College of Business and Behavioral Science (CBBS). Before coming to Clemson in 2000, she taught at the University of Iowa and Coe College. In addition to her responsibilities on Clemson’s main campus, Mowrey traveled to Belgium as a professor at the Thomas Green Clemson University Brussels Center, teaching during the spring semesters 2009-1011. Consistent with her legal studies responsibilities at CBBS, Mowrey is involved with the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB), an academic organization of professors who teach law in business colleges throughout the country and internationally. She also serves as the liaison between the ALSB and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, emphasizing the relationship between the ALSB and the responsibility of preparing students for the law sections of the CPA Examination.

 Research Interests

Mowrey’s research primarily concerns the liability exposure of business organizations and issues related to employment. She has published articles in law reviews and journals, both on her own as well as with Clemson colleagues.

 Research Publications

“Does Sarbanes-Oxley Protect Whistleblowers? The Recent Experience of Companies and Whistleblowing Workers under SOX”; “Discriminatory Pay and Title VII: Filing a Timely Claim”; “Liabilities and the Relocation Management Company”; “Establishing Retaliation for Purposes of Title VII”; “Organization of Oil & Gas Ventures: Alternative Business Forms and Their Implications for Liability”; and “An Examination of the Business Form Decision for Professional Service Firms.”