Senator Ralph Hughes
Neighborhood: Greater Mondawin
Ralph M Hughes is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and has lived in Baltimore his entire life. He is a retired assistant professor of criminal justice at Coppin State University. He received his B.A. from Morgan University; his M.A.S. from Johns Hopkins University; and, his J.D. from Howard University School of Law. After eight years serving as a legal analyst to the Maryland Department of Legislative Reference and Associate reviser to the Governor’s Code Commission, Ralph served twenty-four years in the Maryland General Assembly (eight in the House and sixteen years in the Senate). After retiring from the Maryland General Assembly, Senator Hughes accepted an assistant professor position in the Department of Criminal Justice at Coppin State University. In addition, Senator Hughes has extensive experience in the field of criminal justice having served on numerous commissions, committees, and subcommittees. He presently resides in West Baltimore with his wife Mary and their dog Gumbo.span>
"I am a lifetime resident of Baltimore City. I love this city and I want the best for Baltimore. I have accumulated considerable knowledge and wisdom in the criminal justice field. My entire adult life has been devoted to criminal justice. My experience in the field of Criminal Justice, my studies at Howard University School of Law, and my careers as a Maryland State Legislator and college professor at Coppin State University would contribute to the goals of the task force."