Kendall Thomas

Kendall Thomas is the Nash Professor of Law and the Director of the Studio for Law and Culture at Columbia University, where he has been a member of the faculty since 1984. His teaching and research interests are in the areas of U.S. and comparative constitutional law, human rights, law and culture, sexuality and law, and critical race theory. He was a co-editor of Critical Race Theory: Key Writings that Founded the Movement (New Press, 1995). Thomas has taught or lectured at universities around the world. A scholar-activist, Thomas was a founding member of the Majority Action Caucus of ACT UP, Vice-Chair and board member of Gay Men's Health Crisis, and an inaugural board member of the New York City AIDS Memorial.