John P. Anderson is Interim Dean and the Henry Vaughan and Selby Watkins McRae Professor Of Law at Mississippi College of Law. Dean Anderson’s scholarship focuses on securities enforcement, white-collar crime, and intersections of law and philosophy (e.g., business ethics, constitutionalism, problems of pluralism, and human rights). His recent articles address the law and ethics of insider trading, the problem of how to build a just and enduring constitutional order in the face of increasing religious and cultural pluralism, and the theoretical underpinnings of our international human rights regime.
Professor Anderson teaches Business Associations, Contracts, Constitutional Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Evidence, International Human Rights, Jurisprudence, Securities Regulation, and White Collar Crime. He has won numerous teaching awards and was most recently voted Law School Professor of the Year for 2021-2022, and Mississippi College Distinguished Professor of the Year for 2018-2019.