Jonathan Will, MA, JD

  • Professor of Law, Mississippi College School of Law

Jonathan Will graduated summa cum laude from Canisius College in 2001 majoring in English and Psychology with a minor in Religious Studies. His undergraduate honor’s thesis, exploring the historical treatment of homosexuality in the Catholic Church, won two awards at this Jesuit institution. A 2004 magna cum laude graduate of the JD/MA program, he also received a Certificate in Health Law. He served as Executive Editor of the University of Pittsburgh Law Review and published “DNA as Property: Implications on the Constitutionality of DNA Dragnets”in that journal. He presented his MA thesis research in a Bioethics and Health Law Grand Rounds presentation entitled, “My God, My Choice: When Adolescents Refuse Medical Treatment Based upon Religious Beliefs.” Following graduation he joined the Pittsburgh firm of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, and in 2009 taught bioethics and health law as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, before being appointed as Professor of Law and Founding Director of the Center for Bioethics & Health Law at the Mississippi College School of Law. He is also Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development. Jonathan Will's Faculty Webpage