Kevin M. Woodson


Sociology, PhD candidate

Graduate Associate

 119 Wallace Hall



Kevin M. Woodson received his BA in political science from Columbia University and a JD from Yale Law School. Kevin's many academic interests include legal sociology, gentrification, crime and punishment, the American civil rights movement, social stratification, the black middle-class, and urban poverty. Kevin presented a paper, "We Could Have Told You That! Skepticism About Litigation in the Legal Thought of Ralph Bunche, W.E.B. DuBois, and Roger Baldwin in the 1930s" at a LEGS meeting in December 2006. Prior to coming to Princeton, Kevin worked as a corporate litigator in Washington, D.C., where he primarily worked on white collar criminal defense. Kevin also worked extensively on a pro bono civil rights matter representing a group of disadvantaged black Texans who had been wrongfully targeted by a regional narcotics task force.