Gregory Mark began his tenure as the dean of DePaul University College of Law
in July 2011. A noted legal historian, Dean Mark has extensive experience in academia, administration and the professional world.
From 1996 until joining DePaul, he was a vice dean, professor of law, center director and Justice Nathan L. Jacobs Scholar at Rutgers University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey. He was an assistant professor at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law from 1992 to 1996 and a visiting faculty member at Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1994. Dean Mark also was a member of the graduate faculty in history at Rutgers and a teaching fellow in the history department at Harvard University.
Prior to his academic career, Dean Mark served as associate counsel for the office of Independent Counsel in the Iran-Contra affair. In that role, he helped develop a case against Duane Clarridge, a former high-ranking official of the CIA, who later received a presidential pardon. He also led a project on foreign intelligence and national security concerns in the prosecution of government officials and acted as liaison to the White House Counsel's office, the US Senate, the National Security Agency and the CIA. Dean Mark's scholarship focuses on the areas of corporate finance, corporate governance and American legal history.