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Sumi Cho

  • Professor of Law
  • Full-time
  • (312) 362-8082
  • 714 Lewis Center

Professor Cho employs a critical race feminist approach to her work on affirmative action, sexual harassment, legal history, and civil rights. She was the principal investigator for a Civil Liberties Public Education Fund grant on the first coordinated legal research on Japanese American interment, redress, and reparations. The AALS Minority Groups section honored her with the first Junior Faculty Award. Professor Cho has served as a visiting professor at the University of Michigan and University of Iowa law schools. She currently serves on the board of directors for LatCrit. Professor Cho holds a JD and a PhD in ethnic studies from the University of California at Berkeley.


B.A., J.D. and Ph.D. (Ethnic Studies), University of California at Berkeley

Courses Taught

  • Critical Race Theory Seminar
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Race, Racism & U.S. Law
  • Remedies

Selected Work​s