Diana Howard

Diana Howard

Professor of Practice

College of Law
Law 201-A

Diana K. Howard joined UNT Dallas College of Law as a Professor of Practice in fall 2014 specializing in the area of writing and writing resources. She works individually with students, provides writing resources, and coordinates with other faculty in design and implementation of the writing components of the curriculum.

Professor Howard graduated from Rice University and the University of Texas Law School. She practiced law for ten years with firms in Dallas, New York, and Houston. She then received a master’s in English from SMU, serving as a Teaching Assistant, Teaching Fellow, and then Adjunct Lecturer in English and Rhetoric at SMU. Starting in 2006, she joined the SMU English faculty as a Lecturer in English and Rhetoric, teaching freshman English and Rhetoric and also directing a student honors program known as the Hilltop Scholars. She received SMU’s 2010 Rotunda Outstanding Professor Teaching Award. Professor Howard also has taught English at the Dallas County Community College.

  1. Rice University
  2. M.A. SMU
  3. J.D. University of Texas School of Law
Research and Interests: 
  • 10 years - practicing attorney
  • 10 years - university teaching
  • 5 years - law school teaching