Andrea Freeman

King’s College London Research Scholar Award, King's College London - Civil Liberties

Andrea Freeman is Professor of Law at the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law. She teaches Constitutional Law, Federal Courts, Race and Law, Food Law and Policy, and Comparative Social Justice and Constitutional Law. In Spring 2017, she visited at U.C. Berkeley School of Law. In Summer 2018, she was the Distinguished Scholar of Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems at Vermont Law School. Freeman writes and researches at the intersection of critical race theory and food policy, health, and consumer credit. She is the author of Skimmed: Breastfeeding, Race, and Injustice, a forthcoming book, Food Oppression, two book chapters, and a dozen law review articles. She has presented her work at the leading United States law schools and internationally in France, India, Mexico, and Canada. Freeman serves on the Litigation Committee of the Hawai'i chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, as Chair-Elect of the AALS Constitutional Law section and is a Founding Member of the Academy of Food Law and Policy. A graduate of the University of Toronto and the U.C. Berkeley School of Law, she clerked for Judge Jon O. Newman of the Second Circuit and former chief Judge José A. Fusté in the District of Puerto Rico after law school.