Interview with Gene Nichol

Gene Nichol is Boyd Tinsley distinguished professor of law and Director of the Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity at the University of North Carolina.  In addition to teaching courses on constitutional law and federal courts, Nichol is an outspoken advocate on issues related to poverty.   In 2013, the NC Council of Churches gave Nichol its Faith Active in Public Life Award; the NC-ACLU named him its W.W. Finlator Award winner; and the University of North Carolina gave him its Thomas Jefferson Award – the university’s highest faculty honor. In 2014, he received the McCall Teaching Award from the UNC Law School.  The interview was conducted by the Hudson River Film and Video Company.