School of Education

Faculty/Staff Profiles





Patricia F. First



Office: 404-G Tillman Hall
Phone: 864-656-0328
Email: pfirst@clemson.edu
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Educational Background

ED.D.
Illinois State University 1979

J.D.
University of Dayton School of Law 2001

M.S.
Illinois State University 1976

B.S.
University of Massachusetts 1965

Courses Taught

School Law
Higher Education Law
Student Affairs Law

Research Interests

Legal and policy issues affecting the educational system, particularly the rights of students, the financing of education, the role of school boards, and the ethical implementation of education law.