Lee J. Strang
John W. Stoepler Professor of Law & Values, University of Toledo College of Law
Professor Strang joined the faculty in 2008, was granted tenure in 2010, and was named John W. Stoepler Professor of Law & Values in 2015. Before that, he was a visiting Professor at Michigan State University College of Law.
A graduate of the University of Iowa, where he was Articles Editor of the Iowa Law Review and Order of the Coif, Professor Strang also holds an LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School. During the fall, 2015, Professor Strang was a visiting scholar at the Georgetown Center for the Constitution.
In 2016, he was appointed to the Ohio Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
The University of Toledo awarded Professor Strang its Outstanding Faculty Research and Scholarship Award in 2017.
During the 2018-2019 academic year, Professor Strang was a visiting fellow at the James Madison Program at Princeton University.
Professor Strang received The University of Toledo’s Inclusive Excellence Award in 2021 for his contributions to the University’s diversity, and President Postel conferred on Professor Strang the 2021 UToledo Creative and Scholarly Activity Award.
Lee’s Federalist Society Short Videos
Classical Charter School Consulting
Professor Strang is a founder and the School Board President of Northwest Ohio Classical Academy (NOCA), the first classical charter school in Ohio, and a curriculum affiliate of Hillsdale College’s Barney Charter School Initiative. Lee has led NOCA’s growth from 210 students to nearly 500 students in three years, including NOCA’s $10 million expansion.
He is an expert on what it takes to open and grow a classical charter school. Lee is available to consult with organizations starting and growing classical schools, as well as speaking on behalf of groups who are interested in taking on this endeavor.