Visiting Assistant ProfessorJoined USJ: 2018
Nikos Valance, J.D., LL.M., joined the School of Interdisciplinary Health and Science as a visiting assistant professor in USJ’s Criminal Justice/Restorative Justice program. Professor Valance received his degree in Law from Fordham University, his LL.M. in Indigenous Law and Policy from the Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona, and his master’s degree in Economics from the New School for Social Research. He is currently pursuing his master of Divinity on a part-time basis at the Claremont School of Theology. A native of New York City, Professor Valance spent many years working to improve housing situations for residents of the City. In addition to his work at USJ, he is actively committed to implementing restorative justice practices in North Dakota’s adult criminal court and the tribal court system of the North Dakota-based MHA Nation.
J.D., Fordham University
LL.M., Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
MA, New School for Social Research