Stephen J. Safranek is Assistant Professor of Law at University of Detroit Mercy in Detroit, Michigan, where he teaches classes in Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, and Civil Procedure. He is also a policy analyst with the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.

Professor Safranek earned a B.A. degree in Philosophy from the University of San Francisco, an M.A. degree from the University of Dallas, and J.D. and M.A. degrees from the University of Notre Dame and is currently completing his dissertation to earn a Ph.D. from the University of Dallas.

He has published numerous articles in newspapers and legal journals and is the author of a recent (1993) book, The Constitutional Case for Term Limits.