Kevin Johnson

Kevin R. Johnson is dean and the Mabie-Apallas professor of public interest law and Chicana/o studies at the University of California, Davis. He was appointed dean of the school of law in 2008 and has been a tenured professor of law since 1992.

According to his bio, Johnson served on the immigration policy group of President Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign. He was named the 2008 Scholar of the Year by the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies. He was also named Professor of the Year in 2006 by the Hispanic National Bar Association.

Johnson edits the blog ImmigrationProf and contributes to SCOTUSblog. He is the author of several books, including Immigration Law and the US-Mexico Border, Understanding Immigration Law, and How Did You Get to Be Mexican? A White/Brown Man’s Search for Identity.

Professor of Public Interest Law and Chicana/o Studies, Dean of the law school at the University of California, Davis

Areas of Expertise: Law, Immigration Law, Chicana/o Studies, Latinos, Public Interest Law, Civil Rights, Civil Procedure

Location: Davis, CA

Contact Info:

Office: (530) 754-8152

Mobile: (530) 574-8257


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