Professor Antkowiak has over 30 years of experience in the criminal justice system. After graduating from Saint Vincent in 1974, he received his law degree from Harvard magna cum laude in 1977. He has served as a federal prosecutor, a criminal defense attorney in state and federal court, and a professor of law at Duquesne Law School where he taught courses in Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Process, Pennsylvania Criminal Law and Federal Criminal Law. He received the Excellence in Teaching Award from the graduating class in both 2011 and 2007, and was named Duquesne Law School’s 2007 Teacher of the Year by the Association of American Law Schools. He is the author of two major works on criminal law and has published eleven law review articles in various journals across the country.