William and Mary

Timothy Perry

Graduate Student

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Timothy Perry was raised in Rockport, Maine and received his B.A. in Political Science from Middlebury College.  Upon graduation, Timothy served four years as an inner-city teacher for the District of Columbia Public Schools, teaching history, creating an art program and coaching baseball. 


In May 2012, Timothy graduated from the University of Richmond School of Law with experience interning as a prosecutor with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia, the Commonwealth’s Attorney in Richmond, and working on family and housing law issues at the Virginia Poverty Law Center. 


Prior to entering the Master’s Program in History, Timothy worked on Capitol Hill for Senator Hillary Clinton and in the Civil Rights Unit for the Attorney General of Vermont.  Timothy has studied at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, Georgetown University in Washington, DC, and at Cambridge University.  When he is not studying Civil Rights and Criminal Law, he can be found skippering a sailboat, fly fishing, or preparing something interesting over the barbecue.  


Timothy’s Master’s Thesis combines research interests in the Civil Rights era with advancements the development of American Criminal Law.