Maya Russell serves as the Pre-Law Advisor in the Office of Pre-Professional Advising. Maya received her J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law, M.A. from the University of Montana, and B.A. from New York University. Prior to joining Furman, Maya served as an attorney for the United States District Court for the Districts of Wyoming and South Carolina. She has served as a faculty member at Casper College and at the University of Wyoming-Casper where she taught courses including American Government, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Law of Evidence, and Politics and Judicial Process. Maya is licensed to practice law in Washington State, Colorado, and Wyoming. She met her husband, Brook Russell (a statistician at Clemson University), in her home town of Perth, Western Australia. They have two children.
J.D., University of North Carolina
M.A., Montana University
B.A., New York University