Randall Kennedy is the Michael R. Klein Professor at Harvard Law School, where he teaches courses on contracts, criminal law, and the regulation of race relations. For his education, he attended Princeton University, Oxford University, and Yale Law School. He served as a law clerk for Judge J. Skelly Wright of the United States Court of Appeals and for Justice Thurgood Marshall of the US Supreme Court. He is a bar member of the District of Columbia and the US Supreme Court. Awarded the 1998 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award for “Race, Crime, and the Law,” Kennedy writes for a wide range of scholarly and general-interest publications. His other books are “For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law”, “The Persistence of the Color Line: Racial Politics and the Obama Presidency”, “Sellout: The Politics of Racial Betrayal”, “Interracial Intimacies: Sex, Marriage, Identity, and Adoption”, and “Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word”. A member of the American Law Institute, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Association, Mr. Kennedy is also a trustee emeritus of Princeton University.