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Katheryn Russell-Brown

Katheryn Russell-Brown is the Levin, Mabie & Levin Professor of Law and Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations at the University of Florida, Levin College of Law.  Prior to joining UF in 2003, she taught in the Criminology & Criminal Justice Department at the University of Maryland for 11 years.  She teaches, researches, and writes on issues of race and crime and the sociology of law.  Her books include Criminal Law (2015), The Color of Crime, 2d edition (2009), Protecting Our Own: Race, Crime and African Americans, (2006), and Underground Codes: Race, Crime, and Related Fires (2004).  She also writes children’s books, including Little Melba and Her Big Trombone (2014).