Robert Vaughn

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Robert Vaughn, J.D.

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice


Robert Vaughn served the people of  the state of Ohio for 10 years as an attorney and in court administration before joining Cedarville University in 2009. His roles with the state included serving as a staff attorney at the Court of Claims, as an Assistant Attorney General, and as Case Management Counsel at the Supreme Court of Ohio. Prior to entering academic service, Mr. Vaughn was also a law clerk to former Supreme Court Justice Robert R. Cupp. Mr. Vaughn now serves as Assistant University Counsel to Cedarville University and is a member of the faculty.

Education and Credentials

  • J.D., Capital University Law School
  • B.A., The Ohio State University
  • Admitted to the practice of Law in Ohio
  • Trained mediator and guardian ad litem


  • Family, Travel, History, and Golf
  • Anything that allows me to combine the above in one outing
  • Why Cedarville? To glorify God