Angelo Ancheta is a well-published legal scholar focused on the issues surrounding racial discrimination and immigrants’ rights. In addition to teaching, he is the director of the Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center at Santa Clara University School of Law where he supervises the law school’s civil clinical programs.
Prior to joining the law faculty at Santa Clara, Ancheta was a lecturer at Harvard Law School, an adjunct professor at NYU School of Law, and taught at UCLA School of Law. Before starting his academic career, Ancheta was a legal services and nonprofit executive director in both Northern and Southern California, specializing in immigration, voting rights, and constitutional law.
J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1986
M.P.A., Harvard University, 2000
A.B., University of California, Los Angeles, 1983
Areas of Specialization
Constitutional Law, Civil Rights, Voting Rights, Immigration Law
Affiliations and Honors
- Director of Civil Rights Project, Harvard University (2000-2005)
- Executive Director, Asian Law Caucus (1994-1998)
- Director, Legal & Advocacy Programs