Professor Mitch Crusto’s latest book is up for an American Bar Association Silver Gavel Award for the Media and the Arts. Involuntary Heroes: Hurricane Katrina's Impact On Civil Liberties is one of three finalists for the award’s book category. The book details many of the injustices thousands suffered in the storm’s aftermath.
Professor Crusto currently teaches first year Common Law Property and The Legal Profession courses as well as upper level business courses. Over fifteen years at Loyola, he has taught Common Law Property I and II, Business Organizations I and II, Agency and Partnership, Trust and Estates, Insurance, Environmental Management, and American Legal History. In addition to his Loyola teaching experiences, he has taught as a Visiting Professor at Washington University (St. Louis), University of Miami (Florida), and the Vermont Law School. He has received several awards for teaching and for student advising.