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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Focus Carolina: Carissa Hessick

Carissa Byrne Hessick is the Anne Shea Ransdell and William Garland “Buck” Ransdell Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law. She is also the director of the Prosecutors and Politics Project at Carolina’s School of Law. The project was started to bring scholarly attention to the accountability of elected prosecutors, to understand the relationship between prosecutors and politics, and to give voters better access to information about campaign contributions they receive.

About Focus Carolina

Every day, faculty members at UNC-Chapel Hill engage in groundbreaking research, innovative teaching and public service that makes an impact in our community and the state, nation and the world.

Tune in to Focus Carolina during morning, noon and evening drive times and on the weekends to hear their stories and find out what ignites their passion for their work. Focus Carolina is an exclusive program on WCHL, sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. You can listen to WCHL at 97.9 FM or 1360 AM.