Deborah N. Archer

Professor of Law, New York Law School

Deborah N. Archer is a Professor Law and Director of the Racial Justice Project at New York Law School and a nationally recognized expert in civil rights and racial justice. After receiving her J.D. from Yale Law School, Professor Archer worked as a staff attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union (“ACLU”) and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. where she litigated in the areas of voting rights, employment discrimination, school desegregation, and criminal justice reform. Professor Archer currently serves on the Board of Directors of the ACLU and the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board, the Nation’s oldest and largest police oversight agency.