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Assistant Professor of Law
I'm an assistant professor at Berkeley Law. I do empirical research on immigration enforcement, and I teach civil procedure and immigration law. From 2016 to 2019, I worked as an attorney at the American Civil Liberties... more of David Hausman
Kathy Abrams
Herma Hill Kay Distinguished Professor of Law
A longstanding expert on feminist jurisprudence, Professor Abrams is currently doing research on immigrant justice mobilization. Drawing on ethnographic research in Arizona, Abrams is interested in the use of emotion,... more of Kathryn Abrams
Catherine Albiston
Professor of Law and Affiliated Professor in Sociology
How can public interest law organizations provide access to justice to underrepresented communities, including immigrants? Catherine Albiston’s research examines the relationship between law, social movements and social... more of Catherine Albiston
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Kirk Bansak specializes in research on political methodology, political economy, and refugee resettlement and asylum policy. He has studied public and elite attitudes toward refugees and asylum seekers, and developed... more of Kirk Bansak
Associate Professor of Education
Which educational practices and policies promote immigrant children’s academic success? Baquedano-López’s ethnographic research addresses hemispheric migration and the politics of return migration with a focus on... more of Patricia Baquedano-López
Lisa García Bedolla
Chancellor’s Professor, Graduate School of Education
Professor García Bedolla’s research focuses on immigrant political and educational integration in the United States. Working with community based organizations and other stakeholders, she has developed a set of best... more of Lisa García Bedolla
Irene Bloemraad
Professor of Sociology
How do immigrants become incorporated into the political communities where they live? What are the consequences of their presence for politics and understandings of membership? Irene Bloemraad’s research investigates... more of Irene Bloemraad
Associate Professor
Joshua Blumenstock is an Associate Professor at the U.C. Berkeley School of Information, the Director of the Data-Intensive Development Lab, and the faculty co-Director of the Center for Effective Global Action. His... more of Joshua Evan Blumenstock
Associate Professor of Political Science
David Broockman is an associate professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. Broockman's research considers how voters and politicians decide, generally using field experiments and... more of David Broockman
Professor of Law, U.C. Berkeley School of Law
Professor Chacon's research focuses on U.S. immigration law and policy, with a particular emphasis on issues that arise at the intersection of criminal and immigration law and law enforcement. Their work combines... more of Jennifer M. Chacon
Carolyn Chen
Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies
How does religion shape the process of becoming American?  How is immigration changing the American religious landscape? Carolyn Chen's research examines the relationship between religion, race, ethnicity, and... more of Carolyn Chen
Hutto-Patterson Charitable Foundation Professor at the School of Social Welfare
How can we make social services more effective for immigrant families? What are the interrelationships between the immigrant community, the organization, the agency staff, and the users, and how will these relationships... more of Julian Chun-Chung Chow
Catherine Ceniza Choy
Professor of Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies and Ethnic Studies
Catherine Ceniza Choy's research interests include the history of Asian migrations to the United States, and the impact of trans-Pacific migration on American and Asian societies. Her books have featured histories of... more of Catherine Ceniza Choy
Dennis Feehan
Assistant Professor in Demography
Dennis Feehan is a demographer and quantitative social scientist. His research interests lie at the intersection of networks, demography, and quantitative methodology.  more of Dennis Feehan
Cybelle Fox
Professor of Sociology
When, where, and why do local, state and national governments exclude non-citizens from social welfare programs? Cybelle Fox’s research examines the influence of race and immigration on the scope, form, and function of... more of Cybelle Fox
Professor Cultural and Media studies
With increasing destabilization in large parts of the world and mounting travel restrictions, migration has become the political fulcrum for modern democracy and right-wing nationalism. Any discussion on migration today... more of Deniz Gokturk
Joshua Goldstein
Chancellor's Professor of Demography; Director of the Berkeley Population Center
Josh Goldstein is a Demographer. His research interests include fertility, marriage, social demography, historical demography, population aging, and formal demography. Prof. Goldstein's publications include "How 4.5... more of Joshua Goldstein
Associate Professor of History
I am a social and legal historian of the United States specializing in immigration. My major areas of research are U.S. immigration law and policy, nativism and xenophobia, global migration, and transnational history... more of Hidetaka Hirota
Seth Holmes
Associate Professor of Public Health and Medical Anthropology and Co-Chair of the Berkeley Center for Social Medicine
Seth Holmes is currently investigating social hierarchies and health inequalities in the context of U.S.-Mexico migration, the ways in which these inequalities become understood to be natural and normal in society and... more of Seth Holmes
Professor of Business Administration
Ganesh Iyer is the Edgar F. Kaiser Professor of Business Administration at Berkeley Haas.  He has written extensively on various areas of marketing strategy, including the coordination of product distribution... more of Ganesh Iyer
Taeku Lee
Professor of Political Science and Law
How are Asian Americans and immigrant-origin voters transforming American politics? What influences the public’s attitudes on migration and diversity? Taeku Lee studies processes of immigrant political incorporation. He... more of Taeku Lee
Professor of Sociology
Since "Blue Dreams: Korean Americans and the Los Angeles Riots" (co-authored with Nancy Abelmann, Harvard University Press, 1995), I have written extensively on the Korean diaspora in particular and transnational... more of John Lie
Katerina Linos
Professor of Law, Co-director, Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law
Katerina Linos’ research and teaching interests include international law, comparative law, European Union law, employment law and health care law.  Her research examines why law reforms and policy innovations... more of Katerina Linos
Associate Professor of Social Welfare
Dr. Kristina Lovato, PhD, MSW, joined the School of Social Welfare as an Assistant Professor in the Fall of 2022 and is also a member of the UC Berkeley Cluster on Latinxs and Democracy. Prior to joining Berkely Social... more of Kristina Lovato
Cecilia Hyunjung Mo
Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Policy
Cecilia Hyunjung Mo specializes in comparative political behavior, the political economy of development, and social policy research. She focuses on significant contemporary challenges to development and moral issues of... more of Cecilia Hyunjung Mo
Cristina Mora
Associate Professor of Sociology
Cristina Mora’s research focuses mainly on questions of racial and ethnic categorization, organizations, and immigration. See an interview with Mora discussing her book Making Hispanics. more of Cristina Mora
Kurt Organista
Professor, School of Social Welfare
Kurt Organista studies Latino physical and mental health, with a focus on HIV risk, alcohol abuse and depression. Current research focuses on the structural vulnerability of Latino migrant day laborers in the San... more of Kurt Organista
Professor of History
I'm interested in all aspects of politics and life in the late Ottoman Empire, and the transition from imperial governance to a world of nation-states and colonialism between the 18th and  and 20th centuries in the... more of Christine M Philliou
Tina Sacks
Assistant Professor
Tina Sacks is an assistant professor at UC Berkeley’s School of Social Welfare. Her fields of interest include racial inequities in health, social determinants of health, and poverty and inequality.... more of Tina Sacks
Professor of French
Debarati Sanyal is Professor of French and Director of the Consortium for Interdisciplinary Research (CIR). She grew up in France and received her BA in English and Modern Languages from Oxford. She came to the United... more of Debarati Sanyal
AnnaLee Saxenian
Dean and Professor in the School of Information
How do lower skilled immigrants fit into the technology ecosystem of Silicon Valley and other regions throughout California? This is the question that currently drives Professor Annabelle Saxenian’s research. Her past... more of AnnaLee Saxenian
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Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies
My areas of expertise include Asians in the Americas, Chinese diaspora, migration and un/belonging, intersectionality, and the cultural politics of food.   Selected publications include Chinese Diaspora: Its... more of Lok Siu
Sarah Song
Professor of Law and Associate Professor of Political Science
If people wish to migrate across borders in search of a better life, why shouldn’t they be able to? States exercise power over borders, but what legitimates this power? What are the moral and legal grounds and limits of... more of Sarah Song
Associate Professor
Professor Khatharya Um is Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies, and Program Coordinator of Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies at UC Berkeley.  Besdies bein a Faculty Affiliate of the Berkeley... more of Khatharya Um
Leti Volpp
Robert D. and Leslie Kay Raven Professor of Law
How should liberal democracies respond to the cultural practices of immigrant communities? How should legal regimes respond to noncitizens whose experiences do not track the trajectory of legal admission, naturalization... more of Leti Volpp
Kim Voss
Professor of Sociology
How does immigration reshape American workers’ identities? Kim Voss’s research examines the dilemmas currently facing the U.S. labor movement, compares the resonance of claims made on behalf of citizens and noncitizens... more of Kim Voss
Professor of English
Bryan Wagner is a Professor in the English Department at the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on African American expression in the context of slavery and its aftermath, and he has interests... more of Bryan Wagner
Associate Professor of Pollical Science
How do legalization and cultural accommodation policies shape the integration of immigrants? What are the consequences of immigrant successful integration for politics and intergroup relations? Stephanie Zonszein's... more of Stephanie Zonszein

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