Margaret A. "Meg" Ryan

Adjunct Professor of Law

B.A., Knox College
J.D., University of Notre Dame


Constitutional Issues in the Military Justice System

Biographical Information: 

Margaret A. “Meg” Ryan currently serves as a judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. She was nominated to the court by President George W. Bush in 2006, and was appointed to a 15-year term. After receiving her bachelor’s degree, Ryan served on active duty for the U.S. Marine Corps, and returned to the military as a judge advocate general after law school.

She earned her undergraduate degree from Knox College and her Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame Law School, where she also was a member of the school’s law journal.