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Biddy Mason and Robynn Cox
Biddy Mason, left, was a freed slave and the fourth great-grandmother of USC assistant professor Robynn Cox, right. (Photos, from left: Courtesy of Robynn Cox; Courtesy of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work)

Social work professor reflects family legacy in criminal justice research

Robynn Cox believes her family’s history with social justice and her desire for fairness laid the groundwork for her research career at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work.