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About john a. powell

john a. powell is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of civil rights and civil liberties and a wide range of issues including race, structural racism, ethnicity, housing, poverty, and democracy. He is the Executive Director of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, which supports research to generate specific prescriptions for changes in policy and practice that address disparities related to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and socioeconomics in California and nationwide.


Present Professor of African American Studies and Ethnic Studie, Berkeley Law
Present Robert D. Haas Chancellor's Chair in Equity and Inclusion, Berkeley Law
Present Professor of Law, Berkeley Law
Present Director, Haas Diversity Research Center (HDRC), Berkeley Law

Curriculum Vitae



Land Use Planning (1)

State and Local Government Law (1)

Article (2)

Affordable Housing (1)

Housing Law (2)

Courts (1)

Fair Housing Law (1)

Housing Theory (1)

Law and Society (2)

Civil Rights (2)

Law (62)