EventsTomiko Brown-Nagin Lecture
"Why Protest Matters"
March 28, 2013
Professor of Law at Harvard, author of Courage to Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement
Hulsey Recital Hall
Tomiko Brown-Nagin is Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Her 2011 book, Courage to Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement (Oxford), won the Bancroft Prize in US History and five other major prizes. Brown-Nagin previously held joint appointments in law and history at the University of Virginia and at Washington University. After law school at Yale, Brown-Nagin clerked for the Honorable Robert L. Carter of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, and for the Honorable Jane Roth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She also worked as a litigation associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York City. Along with her law degree from Yale, Brown-Nagin has a doctorate in history from Duke.