Katheryn Russell-Brown

Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law
Director, Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations
Assistant Director, Criminal Justice Center

Mailing Address: Box #117625 Gainesville, FL 32611
Phone: 352.273.0912
Fax: 352.392.8484


Ph.D., University of Maryland
J.D., University of California – Hastings
B.A., University of California – Berkeley

Teaching and Scholarship

Race and Crime, Sociology of Law, Criminal Law

Professional Activities

  • University of Florida: Joined College of Law in 2003 as Professor and Director, Center for Study of Race and Race Relations.
  • University of Maryland: Criminology and Criminal Justice Department: Associate Professor (1998 – 2003), Director of Undergraduate Studies (1998-2002), Assistant Professor (1992-98).
  • Previous Academic Experience: American University School of Law, Visiting Associate Professor (1997); City University of New York (CUNY) Law School, Visiting Associate Professor (1994); Howard University, Instructor (1991); Alabama State University, Assistant Professor (1987-89).