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Michelle Grunsted

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Shelly Grunsted, JD, LL.M.

Executive Director - Center for Student Success
Director, First Fidelity Integrated Business Core Program (IBC)
Associate Professor

Department: Management & International Business
Office: Price Hall Room 1040
Phone: (405) 325-5632
Address: 307 W. Brooks, Room 1040
Norman, OK 73019

Center for Student Success

First Fidelity Business Core Program


JD (Oklahoma) LL.M. (Tulsa) Michelle “Shelly” Grunsted is the Executive Director for the Center for Student Success. Professor Grunsted teaches in the areas of undergraduate Legal Environment of Business, Real Property Law, Law of Business Organizations along with International Business Law at the graduate and undergraduate level. Professor Grunsted also teaches Employment Law for the graduate programs. In addition to her duties as Executive Director of the Center for Student Success, Professor Grunsted is the Director of the First Fidelity Integrated Business Core (IBC) program in which student companies develop, market, advertise and sell products throughout the semester long program. The proceeds from the First Fidelity IBC program are distributed to a local charity of the student company’s choice. Students also perform valuable community service by also selecting an organization in which the students volunteer hours throughout the semester.

Professor Grunsted’s work has appeared in many publications such as the Michigan Law Review Journal of Gender and Law, Oklahoma Law Review, the Tulsa Law Review and the National Sovereignty Symposium. Professor Grunsted's research focuses in areas of employment law, education Law and educational curriculum, in addition to federal/state/tribal court jurisdictional issues including full faith and credit. Professor Grunsted has consulted with several Native American tribes in the areas of land and economic development, grant writing and implementation, and the design and implementation of tribal court regulatory and civil codes.