Five Questions

September 21, 2011Duke Law News

Professor Guy Charles is the founding director of the Duke Law Center on Law, Race and Politics. Read his profile.

1. Quick bio:
Hometown: Stamford, Ct
College: Spring Arbor College
Law school: University of Michigan Law School (Go Blue!!)

2. One TV show I never miss:
The Good Wife

3. What are you reading right now?
"The Persistence of the Color Line: Racial Politics in the Obama Presidency" by Randall Kennedy

4. Tell us something about yourself that might surprise your colleagues and students:
I love Fred Astaire and Danny Kaye

5. Finish the following. "If you are what you eat" were true, I'd be a:
... a white jelly bean.

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