Faculty Directory

Angela Mae Kupenda

Professor of Law, Retired

Professor Angela Mae Kupenda teaches, publishes, and widely presents in the areas of Constitutional Law, First Amendment, Civil Rights, and Race, Gender, Class and the Law. Prof. Kupenda has clerked on three appellate courts, practiced law in D.C. and in Mississippi, and also taught at Boston College Law School (MA), Franklin Pierce Law Center (NH), Notre Dame Law School (IN), University of Mississippi Business School, and Jackson State University Business School (MS). She has served as a Visiting Scholar-in-Residence at Pine Manor College (MA) and at the Fannie Lou Hamer Institute at Jackson State University.


  • J.D. first in class, Mississippi College School of Law
  • M.A University of Pennsylvania, Wharton Business School, Huebner Fellowship
  • B.S. summa cum laude, Jackson State University

Areas of Expertise

  • Constitutional Law
  • Civil Rights
  • First Amendment
  • Race and the Law