John B. Kasprzak

Assistant Dean for Student Development
Adjunct Professor of Law

(919) 843-9076
5033 Van Hecke-Wettach Hall


John is a member of the Student Development Office at UNC School of Law and serves as the Assistant Dean for Student Development. In his role he works closely with the Director of Pro Bono Initiatives, the Director of Student Services, and the Business Services Coordinator to support student learning and student experiences outside of the classroom. John also works closely with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs to support student learning in traditional academic environments. In addition to the work with the Student Development team, John helped to develop a Leadership for Lawyers course for 2Ls and 3Ls, has co-taught Applied Legal Concepts with Professor Salinas, Director of Academic Excellence, and will be teaching Writing for the Bar during the Fall 2021 semester. Prior to attending law school, he worked as a high school mathematics teacher at Southern High School in Durham, North Carolina. After graduating from law school, John clerked for the Honorable Linda Stephens at the North Carolina Court of Appeals. In addition to his work at UNC, John has taught first year legal writing courses at North Carolina Central University School of Law, will be teaching Appellate Advocacy, and is currently in a doctoral program in Educational Leadership at Western Carolina University.


  • Ed. D., Educational Leadership, Western Carolina University (Expected December 2021)
  • J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law (2005)
  • M.A.T., Secondary Mathematics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1999)
  • B.A., Mathematics, St. Mary's College of Maryland (1998)