Mark Dorosin

Adjunct Professor of Law


  • J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1994)
  • M.A., History, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (1989)
  • B.A., Political Science and Education, Duke University (1987)

Mark Dorosin is the Co-Director of the Julius L. Chambers Center for Civil Rights, a nonprofit law firm dedicated to providing low-wealth North Carolina communities with sound legal representation in their efforts to dismantle structural racism. The Chambers Center focuses on the impacts of racial exclusion, including housing discrimination, environmental justice, restrictions on political participation; and racial disparities in education.

Prior to starting the Chambers Center, Mark spent nearly ten years as the Managing Attorney at the UNC Center for Civil Rights, developing and coordinating the Center’s litigation and advocacy agenda.

Mark teaches Political and Civil Rights and State and Local Government at UNC Law School. He was elected to the Orange County Board of Commissioners in 2012 and re-elected in2016, and currently serves as Chair. 

Dorosin is a graduate of Duke University and received a master's degree from UNC-Greensboro and a law degree from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1994. Prior to joining the Center for Civil Rights, Dorosin worked for the Duke University School of Law as the supervising attorney in the Community Enterprise Clinic. Dorosin has also worked as an attorney and loan servicing officer at Self-Help, a leading North Carolina community development corporation. He was an assistant clinical professor of law and the interim director of the UNC Law School Community Development Law Clinic during the 2003-04 academic year. Prior to that, he was a partner at Chapel Hill law firm concentrating on civil rights, constitutional law and employment discrimination.
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