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Tera Agyepong

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Research Professor

Joint appointment

Assistant Professor of Legal History and African American History at DePaul University

Education

J.D./Ph.D., Northwestern University School of Law, Department of African American Studies;B.A. from Stanford University.

Bio

Tera Agyepong is an Assistant Professor of Legal History and African American History at DePaul University. In addition to being awarded the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences’ first endowed professorship in 2016, she founded and directs a new program in legal history. She received a JD/PhD from Northwestern University School of Law and the Department of African American Studies…

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Research focus

Intersection of race, gender, history, and the law. Research addresses how historical processes of constructing race and gender have shaped the evolution of criminal and juvenile justice laws.

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