Jeremiah Chin

Jeremiah Chin

Assistant Professor of Law


Phone: 305.474.6893


St. Thomas University College of Law
Faculty Suite (209)
16401 NW 37th Ave
Miami Gardens, FL 33054


B.U.S., University of Utah
M.J.S., Arizona State University
J.D., Sandra Day O’Conner College of Law, Arizona State University
Ph.D. Arizona State University


Civil Procedure
Indian Law

Jeremiah Chin

Professor Chin is an Assistant Professor of Law at St. Thomas University school of Law teaching courses in Civil Procedure and Constitutional Law. He received his J.D. from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Law Journal for Social Justice, graduating with the Pro Bono Service Distinction. He also received his Ph.D. in Justice Studies from Arizona State University. His dissertation, Marginalized Significance: Race, Science, and the Supreme Court analyzes the Supreme Court’s use of social science data in affirmative action and fair housing. After graduating, Professor Chin served as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Indian Education at Arizona State University. There, he co-founded the Critical Legal Preparation Program, dedicating to assisting underrepresented students succeed in law school through test-preparation, critical theory, and mindfulness training. He has also taught undergraduate courses on Organized Crime, Introduction to Justice Studies, and Power and the Law.

Professor Chin’s research emphasizes the connections between law and social science through Critical Race Theory, examining uses of social science data in Civil Rights and Federal Indian Law. His recent publications focus on the intersections of race, law, and indigeneity; analyzing the school-prison pipeline, Cherokee Freedmen, and issues of Blackness, American Indians, and Citizenship.

Scholarship & Research


Articles and Chapters:

Jeremiah Chin, Marginalized significance: Race and scientific evidence in the United States Supreme Court (2017). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global

Jeremiah Chin, Nicholas Bustamante, Jessica Solyom & Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy, Terminus Amnesia: Cherokee Freedmen, Citizenship, and Education, 55.1 Theory into Practice 28 (2016).

“Critical Race Theory,” with Mary Romero. In The Cambridge Handbook of Sociology. Edited by Kathleen Odell Korgen. New York: Cambridge University Press (Forthcoming).

Jeremiah Chin, Red Law, White Supremacy: Cherokee Freedmen, Tribal Sovereignty and the Colonial Feedback Loop, 47 John Marshall L. Rev. 1227 (2014).

Jeremiah Chin, ‘Lockdown for Liberty!: Labor, Black Masculinity and Mass Incarceration in Georgia, 4 L.J.Soc. Justice 54 (2013).

Jeremiah Chin, What a Load of Hope: The Post-Racial Mixtape, 48 Cal. W. L. Rev 369 (2012).

Jessica Solyom, Jeremiah Chin & Kristi Ryujin, Be careful what you ask for: Educación Para Todo/as, the perils and the power. 7 Nev. L. J. 862 (2007).

  • Civil Procedure
  • Constitutional Law