Kevin Foy

Professor of Law
Foy, Kevin (Room 142)

Contact Information

Office: 142

Phone: 919-530-7818
Fax: 919-530-6339


J.D., North Carolina Central University
B.A., Kenyon College


Kevin Foy teaches courses in environmental law, business associations, remedies, and torts. Prior to joining the NCCU faculty, he practiced law, and before that he served as editor of Forest & Conservation History, a refereed multi-disciplinary academic journal exploring the history of human interaction with the environment. From 2001 to 2009, he served as Mayor of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. During his time in office, he focused on building a sustainable, environmentally sound community. Land use, local government, and environmental justice are his research and writing interests, as illustrated by two recent articles: “Balancing Multiple Goals at the Local Level: Water Quality, Water Equity, and Water Conservation,” 26 Duke Journal of Environmental Law and Policy 241 (Spring 2016), and “Environmental Justice and Corporate Responsibility: Institutionalizing Normative Expectations,” 3 NCCU Environmental Law Reporter 1 (Spring 2016). In addition, Professor Foy serves as adviser to the student publication, Environmental Law Review . Professor Foy has an undergraduate degree from Kenyon College and a law degree from NCCU.