Erika Wilson serves as the Thomas Willis Lambeth Distinguished Chair in Public Policy and associate professor of law at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her research and teaching interests include clinical legal education, education law and policy, specifically obtaining educational equality for disadvantaged students, and the intersection between race and the law. She teaches Critical Race Theory, Education Law, and serves as the director for the UNC Clinical Programs. Wilson attended the UCLA School of Law. After law school she worked as an associate at Arnold & Porter LLP. She also served as the George P. Lindsey Staff Attorney fellow for the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights. Prior to joining the Carolina Law faculty she taught at the University of Baltimore School of Law.