Robert L. Bard began his teaching career at the University of Iowa College of Law in 1967 and was an Associate Professor until 1968. Professor Bard received both a B.A. and an M.A. in economics from the University of Michigan. Professor Bard served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War prior to graduating from Yale Law School in 1959. Following graduation, Professor Bard clerked for Judge John Biggs of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Before joining the Iowa Law faculty, Professor Bard worked for the United States Agency for International Development for several years, with postings to Pakistan, Argentina, and Chile. Professor Bard also earned a J.S.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 1970.