Kevin R. Johnson is the Dean of the UC Davis School of Law (King Hall). Before becoming a professor, he was a student at Harvard Law School where he served as an editor of the Harvard Law Review, served as a clerk to Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and worked for law firm Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe. Johnson joined the faculty at the UC Davis School of Law (King Hall) in 1989, was named Associate Dean in 1998, and the Dean in 2008. He is the first Latino to head a law school in the UC system.

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  • Kevin R. Johnson is the Dean of the UC Davis School of Law (King Hall). Before becoming a professor, he was a student at Harvard Law School where he served as an editor of the Harvard Law Review, served as a clerk to Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and worked for law firm Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe. Johnson joined the faculty at the UC Davis School of Law (King Hall) in 1989, was named Associate Dean in 1998, and the Dean in 2008. He is the first Latino to head a law school in the UC system. Dean Johnson is nationally respected as a scholar in civil rights, chicano/a studies, and immigration law. He serves on the board of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, and as the president of the board of directors of Legal Services of Northern California. Johnson was a senior immigration advisor to President Barack Obama during his presidential candidacy, and contributes to the influence immigration law blog, ImmigrationProf He received a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley and a J.D. (magna cum laude) from Harvard Law School. (en)
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  • Kevin R. Johnson is the Dean of the UC Davis School of Law (King Hall). Before becoming a professor, he was a student at Harvard Law School where he served as an editor of the Harvard Law Review, served as a clerk to Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and worked for law firm Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe. Johnson joined the faculty at the UC Davis School of Law (King Hall) in 1989, was named Associate Dean in 1998, and the Dean in 2008. He is the first Latino to head a law school in the UC system. (en)
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