All three will receive tenure and a promotion from associate professor of law to professor of law. They are among 69 UConn faculty members recently granted tenure, promotion or both at the recommendation of the Office of the Provost and by vote of the University’s Board of Trustees.
“We are extremely proud of these three talented teachers and outstanding scholars,” Dean Eboni S. Nelson said. “They have become integral to the UConn Law community, and we could not be more pleased to see their contributions so justly recognized and rewarded.”
Brennan-Marquez, who joined the UConn Law faculty in 2018, teaches courses in constitutional law, policing, evidence, and law and technology. He also directs the Center on Community Safety, Policing and Inequality, which the law school established in 2021. His research explores how the legal system organizes and processes information, from surveillance and data collection to the use of evidence at trial. He graduated with a BA from Pomona College and a JD from Yale Law School.
Cogan teaches courses in health law and health insurance. His research focuses on health care organizations and finance, health law and policy, health care fraud and abuse, and federal health programs. He has written treatises and articles about Medicare, Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act and HIPAA. He earned an MA from the University of Texas and a JD from the University of Texas School of Law. He joined the UConn Law faculty in 2013.
De Figueiredo writes and teaches in the areas of criminal law, law and development, corruption, voting behavior, election law and judicial behavior. He joined the UConn Law faculty in 2014. He holds a BA from Johns Hopkins University, an MA from the University of Chicago, a JD from Yale Law School and a Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley.
In a message to the UConn community, Provost Carl Lejuez congratulated the newly tenured and promoted faculty members. “This is one of the most significant moments in any academic’s career. I am so pleased to celebrate this occasion with each of our faculty gaining tenure and being promoted this year. Each of you represents the best of UConn across our campuses, and on the national and international stage.”