Robert Barker

Professor Emeritus
School of Law

Hanley Hall 324
Phone: 412.396.6301


M.A., History, Duquesne University, 1974 J.D., Law, Duquesne University School of Law, 1966 B.A., Political Science and History, Duquesne University, 1963

Professor Emeritus Robert S. Barker graduated from Duquesne University School of Law in 1966. He was a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in Panamá (1967-69), and practiced law with the Pittsburgh firm of Rose, Schmidt and Dixon, with Neighborhood Legal Services, and with the Allegheny County Law Department. Since joining the Duquesne Law School faculty in 1982, he has been a Fulbright Scholar and Visiting Professor at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and has spoken and written on legal topics throughout the Western Hemisphere. He served as chairman of the Constitutional Law Committee of the Inter-American Bar Association (I.A.B.A.) (1984-96) and was the IABA's General Reporter (1999-2004). In 2014 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the National University of Cajamarca, Perú.  Upon his retirement from Duquesne in 2016, Professor Barker was granted emeritus status.



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