Kevin Woodson

Professor of Law


Before coming to Richmond Law,  Kevin Woodson was an associate professor at the Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University in Philadelphia, where his scholarship focused on employment discrimination, racial diversity in higher education and the professions, and education reform. His works have appeared in Fordham Law Review, Cardozo Law Review, and Georgia Law Review, amongst other venues, and he is currently working on a book entitled Beyond Bias? The Significance of Race for the New Black Elite. Woodson was an associate at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Halle & Dorr in Washington, D.C He earned his Ph.D. in Sociology & Social Policy from Princeton University, his J.D. from Yale Law School, and his B.A. from Columbia University.

Professional Experience

Professor of Law (2018-Present)
University of Richmond School of Law

Associate Professor of Law (2011-2017)
Thomas R. Kline School of Law, Drexel University

Associate (2003-2006)
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Halle & Dorr LLP, Washington, D.C.



Ph.D., Princeton University

M.A., Princeton University

J.D., Yale Law School

B.A., Columbia University

Contact Information

Room 252, Law School
(804) 662-3053
(804) 289-8992 (Fax)

Areas of Expertise

Workplace Diversity
Education Law & Policy
Criminal Procedure
Legal Ethics