Gloria Browne-Marshall

Gloria Browne-Marshall

Associate Professor
Phone number: 
212.237.8407
Room number: 
422.08T

Bio

Gloria J. Browne-Marshall is an Associate Professor of Constitutional Law at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY). She teaches classes in Constitutional Law, Race and the Law, Evidence, and Gender and Justice. She a civil rights attorney who litigated cases for Southern Poverty Law Center in Alabama, Community Legal Services in Philadelphia, and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Inc..  She addresses audiences nationally and internationally. Gloria J. Browne-Marshall has spoken on issues of law and justice in Ghana, Rwanda, England, Wales, Canada, South Africa and before the United Nations in Geneva.

Professor Browne-Marshall is the author of many articles and several books including "The Voting Rights War: The NAACP and the Ongoing Struggle for Justice" (Rowman&Littlefield) and "Race, Law, and American Society: 1607 to Present," (Routledge) which includes  chapters on race and Education, Voting Rights, Criminnal Justice, Property, Civil Liberties/Protest, the Military and Internationalism concerning African-Americans, Latinos, Asian-Americans and Native Americans. Her forthcoming book is titled "She Took Justice" (City Lights) about Black Women and the law from warrior Queen Nzingha to today's activists. She is working on a documentary film titled "She Took Justice" to accompany the book https://vimeo.com/258495499 

She is the executive editor of "The Report on the Status of Black Women and Girls(R)." She is a playwright of seven produced plays. Her most recent play in-process is titled "CLASS" about the racial fight over the American Dream. Professor Browne-Marshall is a syndicated columnist and legal commentator who covers the United States Supreme Court and major cases. She has given commentary on Supreme Court decisions, the Mueller investigation, police shootings, and constitutional questions on media such as CNN, MSNBC, CBS, WVON as well as newspapers nation-wide. Professor Browne-Marshall is a member of the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. She is a member of the board of ASALH, the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History. ASALH was founded by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, the scholar and creator of Black History Month.

Gloria J. Browne-Marshall has been the recipient of several honors including the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Justice Award for her work with civil rights and women's justice issues and the Wiley College Women of Excellence in Law award. She is a member of the Dramatist Guild, Mystery Writers of America, National Association of Black Journalists, PEN American Center, the American Bar Association and the National Bar Association, and the National Press Club.

Professor Browne-Marshall completed the New York City Marathon. She is working on her first novel.