Howard Law Alumnus Recipient of MacArthur Genius Grant

Thomas Wilson Mitchell

Howard University School of Law alumnus Thomas Wilson Mitchell (J.D. '93), a professor at Texas A&M University School of Law, has been named a MacArthur Fellow in the Class of 2020's MacArthur Fellows Program through the MacArthur Foundation.

Mitchell’s work focuses on reforming laws and developing policy solutions addressing mechanisms by which Black and other disadvantaged American families have been deprived of their land, homes, and real estate wealth.