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Martha Minow Biography

Biography: Martha Minow

Morgan and Helen Chu Dean and Professor of Law
Harvard Law School

minow bioMartha Minow currently serves as the Morgan and Helen Chu Dean and Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. She has been a faculty member at Harvard Law School since 1981. Her current academic appointments also include being a Lecturer in the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a Senior Fellow in the Harvard Society of Fellows. Professor Minow is an internationally recognized expert in human rights and advocacy for members of racial and religious minorities and for women, children, and persons with disabilities. She has published 13 books and over 100 articles, book chapters, and book reviews. Dr. Minow’s research agenda includes, privatization, legacies of Brown v. Board of Education in law, politics, and international human rights, and religion and civil rights. Her service activities include being a member of the Board of Academic Advisors for Oxford University Press and the Board of Syndics for Harvard University Press. Professor Minow received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan, a Master of Education degree from Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School.

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