Juan Perea

Juan Perea joined Loyola University Chicago’s full-time law faculty in 2011. Prior to joining Loyola, he was the Cone, Wagner, Nugent, Johnson, Hazouri & Roth Professor of Law at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. He has also served as a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, Boston College Law School, and the University of Colorado School of Law.  During the 2012-13 academic year, he was the Lee Distinguished Chair in Constitutional Law at John Marshall Law School.  In 2011, he was the Reuschlein Distinguished Visiting Professor at Villanova Law School.  Perea has written extensively on racial inequality, the legal history of race relations in the United States, and the civil rights of Latinos.  His articles have appeared in Harvard Law Review, California Law Review, New York University Law Review, Michigan Law Review, UCLA Law Review, Minnesota Law Review and William and Mary Law Review, among others.  

Literary Works:

  • Race and Races: Cases and Resources for a Diverse America (2d ed. Thomson/West, 2007) (with Delgado, Harris, Stefancic and Wildman).
  • Latinos and the Law (Thomson/West, 2008) (with Delgado and Stefancic).
  • “Race and Constitutional Law: On Recognizing the Proslavery Constitution,” 111 Michigan Law Review 1123 (2013).
  • “The Echoes of Slavery: Recognizing the Racist Origins of the Agricultural and Domestic Worker Exclusion from the National Labor Relations Act,” 72 Ohio State Law Journal 95 (2011)
  •  “Destined for Servitude,” 44 U.S.F. L. Rev. 245 (2009).
  •  “Buscando América: Why Integration and Equal Protection Fail to Protect Latinos,” 117 Harv. L. Rev. 1420 (2004).
  • “A Brief History of Race and the U.S.-Mexican Border: Tracing the Trajectories of Conquest,” 51 UCLA L. Rev. 283 (2003).
  •  “The Black and White Binary Paradigm of Race: Exploring the 'Normal Science' of American Racial Thought,” 85 Cal. L. Rev. 1213 (1998).