Law Professor 40 Under 40 Nominations

Lawyers of Color’s inaugural 40 Under 40 list will recognize outstanding law professors of African, Asian, and Latin descent, as well as Native Americans. These law professors may be tenure-track or contract professors; however, they must be full time faculty and 40 years of age or younger with titles, such as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Clinical Professor, etc.. Candidates must not be full professors. Law professors may be nominated by law school administrators, colleagues, or law students. Law professors may also nominate themselves. Law professors will be evaluated on both their pedagogical and scholarly achievement. Their work should be transformative, innovative, and impactful to students and demonstrate a commitment to racial and ethnic diversity. Nominations will be evaluated by Lawyers of Color’s Lead Fellows and advisers. Nomination deadline: Tuesday, April 20, 2021.

Lawyers of Color Lead Fellows

Adreinne Gilbert
Southern University Law Center

Akuda Esin
Louisiana State University – Paul M Hebert Law Center

Alaina Benjamin
Michigan State University College of Law

Alicia Lai
The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

Angelica Mercado
Seton Hall University School of Law

Arturo Garcia
Southwestern Law School

Autumn Lee
University of Baltimore School of Law

Foday Turay
Penn State Dickinson Law

LaBria Barnes
Mississippi College School of Law

Macarena Ferreira
The Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law

Mandisa Nickerson
The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

Nichelle Womble
Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law

Pierre’ A. Collins
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

Quianna Lewis
Elon University School of Law

Raven Pena
St. Mary’s University School of Law

Rayven T Young
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Stephanie Herren Lincoln
Memorial University’s Duncan School of Law

Telesha Felder
Lincoln Memorial University’s Duncan School of Law