Zac Johnson is a student from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, majoring in Public Policy and History with the Human Rights Certificate. He has spent much of his academic career studying various systems of power around the globe with a special attention towards hierarchies of race, class, and ability in the United States. He is passionate about reconstructing and holding accountable the institutions that govern our lives and has been very involved with Duke Student Government since his first semester. He currently serves as their Accountability Ombudsperson, building off two Summer internships relating to government and corporate accountability. After undergrad, Zac hopes to continue to work on policy related to reparations before attending law school.
Honors Thesis: Deserved Workers? Historicizing Labor Relations and Racial Criminal Pathologization as They Appear in North Carolina’s General Statutes
Faculty Advisor: Professor Sally J. Deutsch