Daniel Fryer, ’18, is an assistant professor of law  and philosophy at the University of Michigan whose work draws on scholarship in social and political philosophy, law, history, and public policy. He also is influenced by social movements and intellectual discourse outside the academy.

Fryer’s current research focuses on criminal justice reform, race, and reparative justice. He is interested in the way the law creates, and perpetuates, conditions of oppression in society. Previously, he served as an assistant district attorney in the Office of the District Attorney of Philadelphia. He currently serves on the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners’ Advisory Council on Reparations.