Jennifer Watson Marsh

Director of Research, Community Services & Student Programs


  • J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2009)
  • B.A., Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1993)

Jennifer Marsh is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After working in nonprofits for many years, she returned to UNC-Chapel Hill and received a law degree and Certificate of Nonprofit Management in 2009. Prior to joining the Center, Marsh served as Legal Redress Coordinator and Public Policy Analyst at the North Carolina NAACP. There she worked in coalition with social justice organizations throughout the state and addressed many areas of civil rights law including redistricting, voting rights, education, disparities in the criminal justice system and employment law. Before joining the NAACP, Jennifer served as the Project Manager and Senior Attorney for the Racial Justice Act Study conducted by Michigan State University College of Law, a study that has been cited in every claim made under the NC Racial Justice Act. She has also worked with Disability Rights NC and Democracy NC. While in law school she worked as a summer intern with the Center. Marsh joined the Center in October 2012; she manages the Center’s operations, research grants, student programs and external communications.

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