Kevin Rigby Jr.

Kevin Rigby

Kevin Rigby Jr.

Doctoral Candidate



Kevin Rigby Jr. is a PhD Candidate in the Department of African American Studies. His research interests include critical philosophies of race, political philosophy, and critical social movement studies. His dissertation theorizes the relationship between black political demands and the political as such, by interrogating responses to the Black Lives Matter movement. He earned a BA in African American Studies from Wayne State University, and completed a post-baccalaureate research program at Yale University before arriving at Berkeley.