J.D. (1974) University of South Carolina
B.A. (1971) Waynesburg College
Professor Cowden joined the USC Law faculty as a Clinical Teaching Associate in 1974 and became a full-time member of the Department of Clinical Legal Studies faculty in 1978. He served as Chair and Director of Clinics from 1992 to 2002 and focused his teaching and scholarship on criminal law and juvenile justice.