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Past Chairs

The American Bar Foundation has hosted four outstanding scholars who previously served as the (ABF) William H. Neukom Fellows Research Chair in Diversity and Law since the position was founded in 2015. These scholars included: Ian Haney López, one of the nation's leading thinkers on racism and constututional law; Meera E. Deo, an interdisciplinary scholar who studies legal education and institutional diversity; Angela P. Harris and Devon Carbado, distinguished scholars of critical race theory; Angela Onwuachi-Willig, a renowned scholar of law and inequality; Laura F. Edwards, an award-winning historian; and Rachel F. Moran, a widely published professor highly active in the legal community. Each scholar has a distinguished record of scholarship in law and the social sciences, and during their time serving as Neukom Research Fellows Chairs, pursued unique research projects, as well as participated in the ABF's expanding program of empirical research in diversity and law.

Learn more about past Chairs: 

Ian Haney López, 2021-22 Neukom Chair

Meera E. Deo, 2020-21 Neukom Chair

Angela P. Harris, 2019-20 Neukom Chair

Devon Carbado2018-19 Neukom Chair

Angela Onwuachi-Willig2017-18 Neukom Chair

Laura F. Edwards, 2016-17 Neukom Chair

Rachel F. Moran, 2015-16 Neukom Chair

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