Instructor Information

Mark Croatti, M.A., University of Southern California, has taught Comparative Politics at The George Washington University since 2002 and also taught courses in 2012 and 2013 within the School of Law as part of the University of Oregon's Conflict & Dispute Resolution Master's Program. Last year he authored an editorial in The Annapolis Capital arguing that a statue of President Thomas Mifflin (president under the Articles of Confederation) should occupy the spot on the grounds of the Maryland State House where a statue once stood of Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Taney, who wrote the decision on the Dred Scott case.
Daria Zane, J.D., The George Washington University Law School, is the Publications Attorney for the Maryland State Bar Association. She previously served as a Special Master for the Court of Federal Claims and as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia.
Frederic N. Smalkin, J.D., University of Maryland, LL.M., University of London (and B.A., Johns Hopkins), is Jurist-in-Residence and Professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law, having taught for 40 years in venues ranging from the FBI Academy to the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is a retired Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.