Cornell William Brooks

Cornell William Brooks

Visiting Professor of the Practice of Prophetic Religion and Public Leadership (HDS)
Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership and Social Justice (HKS)

Education

  • BA, Jackson State University
  • MDiv, Boston University School of Theology
  • JD, Yale Law School

Profile

Cornell Brooks is Visiting Professor of the Practice of Prophetic Religion and Public Leadership at Harvard Divinity School and Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership and Social Justice at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He is also the former president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), a civil rights attorney, and an ordained minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. For more information, see his profile page on the Harvard Kennedy School website.

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