Khiara M. Bridges

Professor of Law

Khiara M. Bridges is a professor of law at UC Berkeley School of Law. Her scholarship, which has been published in the nation’s most elite law reviews, examines the intersection of race, class, and reproductive rights. She is also the author of three books, including Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization (2011) and Critical Race Theory: A Primer (2019). She graduated as valedictorian from Spelman College, receiving her degree in three years. She received her J.D. from Columbia Law School and her Ph.D., with distinction, from Columbia University’s Department of Anthropology. She speaks fluent Spanish and basic Arabic, and is a classically trained ballet dancer.