Meet Past Scholars

Melvin Kelley IV

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Class of 2001

Job Title: Associate Professor of Law & Business
Northeastern University

Hometown: New Britain

Community Service: Advisory committee for the College of the Holy Cross’ Slavery, Memorial and Justice Initiative, the advisory board of Northeastern Law’s Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project, member of Villanova University’s Racial Disparities
in Health Committee, and the American Savings Foundation Scholarship Committee.

Hobbies: Learning about astronomy, strength, & conditioning training.



Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Economics
Africana Studies, Concentration
College of Holy Cross

Juris Doctor
Columbia Law School

The success I have attained thus far is a direct result of ongoing, historically rooted movements for social justice. As a Civil Rights Attorney, I intend to do my part to continue opening doors of opportunity for future generations.

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