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Law , economics and computer sciences educator

Michael Allan Kirk-Duggan, American law, economics and computer sciences educator. Bar: Massachusetts 1956, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1961; qualified trial/defense counsel General Courts Martial, 1965; certified community based conflict resolution, 1994.


Kirk-Duggan, Michael Allan was born on December 15, 1931 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Frank E. and Dorothy Ada (Darrow) Duggan.


Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, College Holy Cross, 1953. Postgraduate in Law, University Minnesota, 1953—1955. Juris Doctor, Bachelor of Laws, Boston College, 1956.

Master in Patent Law, Georgetown University, 1959.


Senior engineer Sylvania Programming Laboratory, Needham, Massachusetts, 1960—1961. Trial attorney antitrust division United States Department Justice, 1961—1967. Assistant professor economics Whittemore School University New Hampshire, Durham, 1967—1969.

Administrative judge Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel, Washington, 1972—1989. Professor business law and computer science University Texas, Austin, 1969—1993, professor emeritus, since 1993. Appointed advisory procurator Tribunal, Diocese of Raleigh, 1995-1997, since 2004.

Editor-in-chief Computing Revs., New York City, 1969-1974, lector-euch. minister. Services Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps, 1949-1953, active duty, 1956-1960, Chronic Disease Research, Naval Reserve (Intelligence), 1961-1978.


  • Bar: Massachusetts 1956, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1961. Qualified trial/defense counsel General Court Justices Martial, 1965. Certified community based conflict resolution, 1994.



Head professors Johnson, Durham, 1968. Volunteer Internal Revenue Service Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, 1993—1997. Delegate Texas Democratic Committee, Austin, Texas, 1972.

Eucharistic minister, lector and lay president St. Columba Catholic Church, Oakland, California, 1997—2004, Holy Cross Catholic Church, Durham, North Carolina, 1993—1997, since 2004. Member of Mensa, Friend of Bill W.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: computer guru/hacker, semi-pro photographer, choral.


Married Shirley M. Spencer, July 1956 (divorced January 1981). Children: Michelle, Cheryl, Michael, Christopher, Robert, Siobhan, Mary. Married Cheryl Ann Kirk, January 1, 1983.

Frank E. Duggan

Dorothy Ada (Darrow) Duggan

Cheryl Ann Kirk

Shirley M. Spencer

Cheryl Kirk-Duggan

Michelle Kirk-Duggan

Mary Kirk-Duggan

Siobhan Kirk-Duggan

Christopher Kirk-Duggan

Michael Kirk-Duggan

Robert Kirk-Duggan