(born Katheryn K. Russell
, September 17
) is an associate professor
and criminal justice
at the University of Maryland, College Park
. She has a Ph.D.
from the criminology department of the University of Maryland, College Park. She is a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
, American Bar Association
, and the American Society of Criminology
Russell was cited by the Supreme Court of the United States in Harris v. Alabama (1995) in regard to her 1994 article, The Constitutionality of Jury Override in Alabama Death Penalty Cases.
Russell has taught at the Alabama State University, American University School of Law, the City University of New York School of Law, Howard University. She worked at the Southern Poverty Law Center as a legal intern.
- K.K. Russell, The Color of Crime: Racial Hoaxes, White Fear, Black Protectionism, Police Harassment and Other Macroaggressions, 1998, New York University Press, ISBN 0-8147-7532-2.
- Compiled by K.K. Russell, H.L. Pfeifer and J.L. Jones, Race and Crime: An Annotated Bibliography, 2000, Greenwood Press, ISBN 0-313-31033-5.
- Edited by K.K. Russell and D. Milovanovic, Petit Apartheid in the U.S. Criminal Justice System: The Dark Figure of Racism, 2001, Carolina Academic Press, ISBN 0-89089-951-7.
- K.K. Russell, "What Did I Do to Be So Black and Blue?": Police Violence in the Black Community", Police Brutality'', 135, 2000.
- Katheryn Russell-Brown, "Underground Codes: Race, Crime and Related Fires", 2004, New York University Press, ISBN 0-8147-7541-1
- Katheryn Russell-Brown, "Protecting Our Own: Race, Crime, and African Americans (Perspectives on Multiracial America)", 2006, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ISBN 0-7425-4571-7