Prof Ansel Brown Bio

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Ansel Kebede Brown is the Diaspora Director of the AICC. He is a Visiting Assistant Professor at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) School of Law.

Kebede Brown became a faculty member in the law school in fall of 2019. He teaches Civil Procedure, Legal Letters (International Law), Legal Research and Analysis, and Legal Research and Persuasion. His research focus is international law and Pan-Africanism. Previously, Brown served as the NCCU Prelaw Advisor and Director of the University Honors Program. Prior to entering academia, Kebede Brown served as policy counsel at both the North Carolina Institute of Minority Economic Development and the Centre for Responsible Lending, where he advocated for consumer protection laws aimed at reducing predatory subprime lending and rising student debt. Brown earned his bachelor’s degree from NCCU and his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.

As a law student, he received the Dean of Students Community Leadership Award and served on both the International Law Journal and the Black Letter Law Journal. Brown is a member of the N.C. State Bar.