Skip to Content

Vicki Brittain


Dr. Brittain
Email:  vb01@txstate.edu



Curriculum Vitae

B.A., Southwestern College
J.D., Washburn University of Topeka

Professor, Department of Political Science

Vicki Brittain is a full professor in the Department of Political Science at Texas State University in San Marcos. She teaches primarily in the M.A. in Legal Studies graduate program and also teaches various undergraduate law-related courses in the department. Her primary research and teaching interests are in the areas of civil litigation and in the use of paralegals in the legal service delivery system.She is co-author of a book published as a part of the West Legal Studies publications, Paralegal Handbook and of author of several other publications. She is an active member of the State Bar of Texas and serves as an attorney member of the Paralegal standing committee. She received her B.A. degree from Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas and her J.D. degree from Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas. Before coming to Texas State University, she was an associate in a law firm in Wichita, Kansas practicing primarily civil litigation.


Courses Taught

PS 3334 Civil Law in American Society


PS 4334 Legal Theories and Research