Kwame Christian

Kwame Christian

Kwame Christian

Legal Analyst at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity


Lincoln Tower
1800 Cannon Drive
Columbus OH

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Areas of Expertise

  • Structural Inequality
  • Policy-Oriented Research
  • Health Disparities


  • B.A., Psychology, The Ohio State University
  • J.D., Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University
  • M.A., Public Policy and Management, John Glenn School of Public Affairs, The Ohio State University

Kwame Christian (J.D., M.A. The Ohio State University) is a Legal Analyst at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at The Ohio State University. His work focuses on health disparities and the social and political structures that create and maintain them. Prior to joining the Kirwan Institute, Kwame earned his law degree from The Ohio State Moritz College of Law where he focused on alternative dispute resolution and criminal law. While in the law school he served as Communications Editor for the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, which provides useful, interesting, and provocative commentary on critical issues of interest to the national, and even international, criminal justice community. He also earned a master’s degree in Public Policy and Management from the John Glenn School of Public Affairs. Kwame has a B.A. from The Ohio State University in Psychology with minors in Multidisciplinary Foundations of Law in Society and in Spanish. Kwame has had a variety of work and academic experiences that have greatly enriched his perspective, and significantly increased his efficacy as an advocate.