Mann currently serves as Executive Director at the John Mitchell Jr. Project at George Mason’s Carter School for Peace and Reconciliation and is also an Assistant Adjunct Professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). Previously she served as the Executive Director for the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project at Northeastern University’s School of Law and VP of Research for the Georgetown Memory Project. In 2019, she co-founded the African American Redress Network (AARN) at Columbia University alongside Prof. Justin Hansford, Howard University.

Mann is a leading director and researcher on racial redress initiatives at the intersection of U.S. history, international human rights, and racial repair. She has written widely about local and state reparative justice, descendant engagement and maximizing justice potentials.