Jamel K. Donnor

Jamel K. Donnor is a Professor of Education, with affiliate appointments in Arts & Sciences and William & Mary Law School. His areas of expertise include education policy and law, race and the law, affirmative action and higher education, intercollegiate athletics, and school de/segregation. His work draws on political theory, legal history, and case law to examine questions on the relationship between law and racial inequality, and to interpret how the U.S. Supreme Court interacts with conservative ideology and right-wing movements in interpreting the Constitution. Jamel teaches at both the undergraduate and graduate level. His earlier works focused on the educational experiences of Black males in higher education and at the secondary level. After earning his undergraduate degree at Washington State University, he went on to receive a master’s degree at The Ohio State University and a doctorate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.