Kyra Nickell is a third-year J.D. candidate at Berkeley Law. Kyra works as a Research Assistant for Professor john a. powell, where she researches a wide range of topics relating to civil rights. Her academic work is influenced by her interest in creating systematic change, particularly with mental heath care.
Prior to law school, Kyra received her Bachelor of Social Work, cum laude, from the University of Central Florida and her Master of Social Work from Columbia University. Kyra currently serves as a Senior Publishing Editor for the California Law Review and a Senior Articles Editor for the Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law.