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Kimberly Liu
B.A., University of Virginia (2004), J.D., Harvard Law School (2008), M.Sc in Race, Ethnicity, and Post-Colonial Studies, London School of Economics (2012)
Ph.D Candidate
Research Topic: Facially Race-Neutral Affirmative Action Measures
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Kimberly joined the faculty in September 2012 as a Ph.D candidate. Her research focuses on the legality of facially race-neutral policy measures designed to achieve integrative and other benign, but race-based, purposes. She is the recipient of both an Overseas Research Scholarship and a Graduate Research Scholarship from UCL.

Kimberly received her juris doctorate from Harvard Law School in 2008, during which time she served as an editor of the Harvard Law Review and a research assistant to Professor Lani Guinier. Following graduation, she became a staff attorney for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, where she worked on issues of affirmative action, voluntary integration, desegregation, and employment discrimination. She completed an M.Sc with Distinction in Race, Ethnicity, and Post-Colonial Studies at the London School of Economics prior to joining UCL.
Areas of Expertise

Human Rights, Employment and Equality, Public, Admin and Constitutional

Research Projects

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Research Interests

Affirmative action, Equality and nondiscrimination law, Sociology of race

UCL Associations/Academic & Professional Memberships
  • New York Bar
Professional Experience
  • 2006 : Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights
  • 2007 : Harvard Civil Rights Project
  • 2008 - 2011: NAACP Legal Defense Fund
Public Engagements & Media Coverage

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