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January 2014 - September 2014 Members

Thomas M. Cooley Law School
300 S. Capitol 
Lansing, Michigan 48901
517-371-5140


January 2014 - Present



Director & Faculty Advisor
Brigadier General (ret.) Michael C. H. McDaniel, J.D.

Co-Founder

B.A., St. Bonaventure University, 1979
J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 1982
MSS, Army War College, 2005
M.A.S.S., Naval Postgraduate School, 2007




Faculty Co-Advisors
Tammy Brown Asher, J.D.

A.S., University of Vermont, 1981
B.A., University of Vermont, 1983
J.D., magna cum laude, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 1983







Jamie Baker, J.D., M.L.I.S.

B.S., Central Michigan University, 2005
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2010
M.L.I.S., Wayne State Univeristy, 2011
Adjunct Professor, Thomas M. Cooley Law School











Editorial Board:

Editor-in-Chief

Paul Powers, J.D.

B.A., University of Iowa, 2005
J.D., magna cum laude, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2015
Thomas M. Cooley Law Review, Senior Editor
Associate at Betty, Neuman & McMahon, P.L.C.







Managing & Publications Editor
George V. Motakis, J.D., LL.M.

B.A., New York University, 2001
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2009
LL.M in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Criminal Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014







Executive Articles Editor

James Springer, J.D.

B.A., Oakland University, 2008
J.D., cum laude, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2012
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014






Articles Selection Editor
Peter Mommer, J.D.

B.A., cum laude, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2006
M.A., The University of Queensland-Australia, 2009
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland and National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2015
On the Department of State Federal Register for Diplomatic Appointment, awaiting appointment as a Foreign Service Officer. 



Research Editor
Melissa Winkler, J.D.

B.A., Oakland University, 2009
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014
Associate at Fakhoury Law Group, PLC







Senior Editor

Kate Eaves, J.D.

B.A., State University of New York College at Plattsburgh, 2004
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2015








Library Liaisons
Alissa Marie Raasch-Schmidt, J.D., M.L.I.S.

A.S., Delta College, 1998
B.S., Michigan State University, 2001
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2011
M.L.I.S., Wayne State University, 2012







































































Executive Advisors
Frank M. Spano, J.D.

Co-Founder

A.A. in Criminal Justice, Valley Forge Military College, 2001
B.S. in Occupational Education, Wayland Baptist University, 2007
Citation in Strategic Management, Harvard University, 2010
J.D., cum laude, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
Ph.D., Northcentral University, Candidate
U.S. Air Force, 2002-2008


Senior Advisors













Heidi K. Page, J.D., LL.M.

B.I.S., Murray State University, 2008
J.D., cum laude, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2011
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, 2013
Homeland & National Security Law Review, Editor-in-Chief, 2012-2013









Dan Shawl, J.D.

B.A., Eastern Michigan University, 2002
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
Homeland & National Security Law Review, Business Editor, 2012-2013
United States Navy, 1991-1995
Petty Officer Third Class, E-4












Associate Editors

Helen Berry, J.D., LL.M.

A.S., Ivy Tech Community College, 2008
B.A., Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne, 2010
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2014






Captain Jennifer Bylsma, J.D.

B.A., Hope College, 2009
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2014
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2015
United States Army, Military Intelligence and Civil Affairs






Christina Calandro, J.D.

Dual B.A., University of Missouri, 2010
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2015








Kaitlyn Harder, J.D.

B.A., Eastern Michigan University
J.D./LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014








Wm. Dennis Huber, J.D.

B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1978
B.S., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1978
M.B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1981
J.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1983
Ed.M, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1996
M.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1988
M.S., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1989
M.A., Liberty University, 1999
D.B.A., University of Sarasota, 2001
C.P.A., Florida
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law,                 Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2015
                                                       Core Faculty, Capella University


Gregory Lacey, J.D.

B.A., Oakland University, 2008
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2015
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, 2011-Present





Christina Matti, J.D., LL.M.

B.A., cum laude, University of Detroit Mercy, 2010
M.S., Intelligence Analysis, University of Detroit Mercy, 2011
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2014
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2014




Kate Mortensen, J.D.

B.A., Michigan State University, 2011
J.D.,Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2014









Captain Carmen Quesenberry, J.D., LL.M

B.S., Radford University, 2004
M.S. in Criminal Justice, Radford University, 2008
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2014
United States Army Reserve






Lindsey Schaller, J.D.

B.A., Oakland University, 2006
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014







Cory Westmoreland, J.D.

B.A., Western Michigan University, 2007
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014





Muzna R. Zeitouni, J.D.

B.A., Law, Prince Sultan University, 2012
LL.M. in Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2015





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