Jason Kreag

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law

Jason Kreag teaches criminal procedure, wrongful convictions, evidence, and criminal law. Jason’s research and writing focuses on prosecutorial accountability, policing, and forensic DNA issues. Prior to joining the University of Arizona, Jason was a staff attorney at the Innocence Project, where his casework involved unreliable forensic evidence, prosecutorial misconduct, false confessions, eyewitness identification procedures, and modern DNA analysis. Jason also worked as a staff attorney at the Southern Center for Human Rights, handling post-conviction capital cases. He holds a BA from DePauw University, an MA from Indiana University—Indianapolis, and a JD from Harvard Law School. 


Curriculum Vitae

SSRN Published Papers

Representative Publications


  • J.D. Harvard Law School
  • M.A. Indiana University Indianapolis
  • B.A. DePauw University
    Phi Beta Kappa; Student Commencement speaker

Admitted to Practice

  • Alabama
  • Georgia
  • Illinois

Work Experience

  • Professor of Law
    James E. Rogers College of Law
    2019 - present
  • Associate Professor of Law
    James E. Rogers College of Law
    2015 - 2019
  • Visiting Assistant Professor
    James E. Rogers College of Law
    2013 - 2015
  • Law Clerk
    Hon. Jon O. Newman, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, New York, New York
    2012 - 2013
  • Lecturer-in-Law
    Columbia Law School, New York, New York
    2011 - 2013
  • Adjunct Professor of Law
    Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York
    2010 - 2012
  • Staff Attorney and Adjunct Clinical Professor of Law
    Innocence Project, New York, New York
    2007 - 2012
  • Staff Attorney
    Southern Center for Human Rights
    2004 - 2006
  • Litigation Associate
    King & Spalding, Atlanta, Georgia
    2003 - 2004
Criminal Law & Justice (including Juvenile Justice)
Family Law (including Children's Rights)