Jody David Armour is the Roy P.
Crocker Professor of Law at the
A widely published scholar and
popular lecturer, Professor Armour is a Soros Justice Senior Fellow of The Open
Society Institute's Center on Crime, Communities and Culture. He has published articles in Stanford Law Review,
Boston College Law Review, Southern California Review of Law and
Women's Studies, University of Colorado Law Review and University of Pittsburgh
Law Review. His book Negrophobia and Reasonable Racism: The
Hidden Costs of Being Black in America, (New York University Press, 1997),
received the Gustavus Myers Outstanding
Book Award. He is currently working
on a book entitled Hearts and Minds in
Blame and Punishment, which examines issues of discrimination in the
criminal justice system. Professor Armour is a regular legal analyst on KABC
News and a sought-after legal expert on a variety of criminal law and social
justice issues. At the request of the US
Department of State and European Embassies, Professor Armour has toured major
Prof. Armour earned his A.B.
degree in Sociology and Philosophy at
Professor Armour currently teaches students a diverse array of subjects, including Criminal Law, Torts, and Stereotypes and Prejudice: The Role of the Cognitive Unconscious in the Rule of Law.
Jody David Armour was featured on our Black Tax program which aired on May 23, 2010.