• Professor, College Of Law


  • J.D., Law, Yale Law School


Professor Kogan clerked for the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and then practiced law in Boston before joining the law school faculty in 1984. He served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs from 1998 to 2003.

Professor Kogan teaches in the areas of Contracts, Copyright Law, Trusts & Estates, Art Law, Legal Philosophy, and Sexuality and the Law. His most recent scholarship has explored issues related to photography and copyright law. He has spent the past decade considering the rights of transgender people, in particular issues surrounding the legal and cultural norms that mandate the segregation of public restrooms by sex.

Professor Kogan has been active in gay and transgender politics in Utah, and serves on the Advisory Board of Equality Utah. In his spare time, he plays cello and is an avid swimmer.

Special Projects

 “LightSpark Media Summit – Stewards of Story,” (organized with Jonathan Ruga and Jared Ruga) - Friday, March 3, 2017. Symposium to consider trends in three fields of the Entertainment Industry: Film, TV, and Music.

“Stalled!” — A project aimed at producing a “Best Practice Guidelines for Gender Neutral Bathrooms and Locker Rooms.” — Founding Member with Yale Architecture Professor Joel Sanders and U. of Ariz. Gender Studies Professor Susan Stryker. December, 2016.

CONTRACTS PODCAST PROJECT — S.J. Quinney College of Law Center for Innovation in Legal Education — Created series of thirty-five YouTube podcasts (with Professor Debora Threedy) presenting introduction to fundamental issues in Contracts Law