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Lecturer, NES and AAADS
Dr. Bazian leads the Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project at UC Berkeley's Center for Race and Gender. He works on Islamophobia, Muslim Ban and anti-immigrant policies in US and Europe directed at the Global... more of Dr. Hatem Bazian
Xóchitl Castañeda
Director of Health Initiative of the Americas, at the School of Public Health
Xóchitl Castañeda was the Director of Health Initiative of the Americas, at the School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, since 2001 until 2020. A medical anthropologist by training, Xóchitl was... more of Xóchitl Castañeda
Program Director, Othering & Belonging Institute, at UC Berkeley
Elsadig Elsheikh is the Global Justice Program Director at the Othering & Belonging Institute. Elsadig's research focuses on the themes and socio-political dynamics related to state and citizenship; race and... more of Elsadig Elsheikh
Anibel Ferus-Comelo
Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop member
Faculty and Director of Student Programming Center for Labor Research and Education UC Berkeley Research interests: Labor migration and global industries
Ann Glusker
Sociology, Demography, & Quantitative Research Librarian, UC Berkeley
My dissertation was on immigrant fertility; I am currently interested in health and information literacy among immigrants and non-native English speakers. 
Lecturer in Chicana/o Studies and Ethnic Studies Department
Dr. Gonzalez is a borderlands anthropologist who focuses on the production of Mexican illegality and criminality in the United States. He is trained in transborder and transnational ethnographic methods. His other... more of Pablo Gonzalez
Instructor, National University of Singapore
Satveer is a critical health communication scholar studying migrants' experiences of health disparities and inequalities. Studying migrant workers employed in precarious conditions, she interrogates these inequalities... more of Satveer Kaur-Gill
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Assistant Director of Cal-ADAR, Research Faculty
Mao-Mei Liu is a sociologist and social demographer. She seeks to understand the causes and consequences of international migration and the influence of families over the life cycle, and often takes a comparative multi-... more of Mao-Mei Liu
Health Care Program Director @ UC Berkeley Labor Center
My recent research has examined inequities in access to health coverage for California immigrants and state policies to expand health care access, and the impacts of the public charge rule on Californians’ health, well-... more of Laurel Lucia
Executive Director, BIMI
Dr. Mangat holds a Ph.D. in Social Sciences from Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar, India. She comes to us from the Goldman School of Public Policy where she was Director of GSPP’s Global Executive Education program... more of Harpreet Mangat
Research Fellow
Albert Manke is a historian of Latin American and Global History, specializing in transpacific and inter-American entanglements and the history of the Cold War with a focus on Cuba, Mexico, the Philippines, and... more of Albert Manke
Assistant Researcher at the Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health (CERCH), School of Public Health
Dr. Mora is a native of Costa Rica, she completed her Medical Doctor degree from the University of Costa Rica in 2005 and her PhD degree in Epidemiology at UC Berkeley School of Public Health in 2014. She is currently... more of Ana Maria Mora
Akasemi Newsome
Associate Director, Institute of European Studies
Dr. Akasemi Newsome is Associate Director of the Institute of European Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.  Dr. Newsome has a decade of experience in corporate communications, policy,... more of Akasemi Newsome
Librarian for East European, Central Asian, the Caribbean and Latin American Studies
As an immigrant librarian, I am interested in the issues surrounding immigration and adaptation to various social realities that exist in the contemporary North American society. Web: more of Liladhar R. Pendse
Niveen Rizkalla profile picture postdoctoral fellow at UC Berkeley
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Her research interests focus on trauma – PTSD, complex PTSD, vicarious and secondary traumatization, post-traumatic growth, victims of torture and war; in addition to gender-based violence, e.g., sexual abuse and... more of Niveen Rizkalla
Frank C. Newman Lecturer, School of Law & Visiting Research Scholar, Othering & Belonging Institute
Steve’s scholarship interests are in the intersection of disability and immigration status, international human rights, special education, clinical legal education, lay advocacy and childcare availability amongst... more of Stephen A. Rosenbaum
Lecturer, Visiting Scholar, and Working Group Director
Carrie Rosenbaum is an experienced immigration law attorney, teacher and scholar. Her scholarship focuses on the constitutionality of immigration laws including equality principles and rule of law, the role of settler... more of Carrie Rosenbaum
Jasmijn Slootjes was the former Executive Director of BIMI and coordinated BIMI’s research projects, training programs, public engagement and grant writing. Before joining BIMI, Jasmijn worked at Google and completed... more of Jasmijn Slootjes
Andrea Westermann
Research Fellow & Head of Office, German Historical Institute West

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