Alex Sanders


Address: Robert Scott Small Building, Room 302
Office Hours: By appointment only
Phone: 843.953.5755

Judge Sanders served as the 19th President of the College of Charleston, Chief Judge of the S.C. Court of Appeals, a former member of both the S.C. House of Representatives and Senate and an educator. Judge Sanders has also been a soldier in the U.S. Army, a soybean farmer and a circus performer.  He taught law for 25 years as a member of the Adjunct Faculty of the Harvard Law School and for two years as a Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government.  

Currently, Judge Sanders is a professor in the Department of Political Science at the College of Charleston teaching courses on Law and Society each semester.  He is also a founder of the Charleston School of Law and previously served as the Chairman of the Board of the Charleston School of Law.


J.D., University of South Carolina
LL.M., University of Virginia
B.S., University of South Carolina
Field of specialization: Public Law