Kenneth W. Mack

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Kenneth W. Mack

Kenneth W. Mack is the inaugural Lawrence D. Biele Professor of Law at Harvard University. His book, Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer (Harvard University Press), was selected as a Top 50 Non-fiction Book of the Year by the Washington Post, was a National Book Festival Selection, was awarded honorable mention for the J. Willard Hurst Award by the Law and Society Association, and was a finalist for the Julia Ward Howe Book Award. He is also the co-editor of The New Black: What Has Changed – And What Has Not – With Race in America (New Press, 2013). Mack was an electrical engineer at Bell Laboratories before turning to law and history. He clerked for the Honorable Robert L. Carter, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and practiced law in the Washington, D.C. office of the firm, Covington & Burling. More information available at: http://scholar.harvard.edu/kennethmack.