Maureen E. Conner, Ph.D.
Maureen E. Conner, Ph.D., professor emerita at Michigan State University, received the 2018 Warren E. Burger Award for Excellence in Court Administration.
“Maureen has provided much-needed vision and strong leadership in judicial administration. She has done so in a highly collaborative, forward-looking manner, creating strong organizational partnerships to further the professional development of judicial officers and court managers,” said one of her nomination letters, signed by more than 16 members of court associations.
Conner joined Michigan State University in 1991 where she created a knowledge base for judicial branch education. She launched and led the Master of Science degree and two certificate programs in judicial administration.