My research is focused on law and immigration politics. I am interested in how administrative agencies and courts adjudicate migration and citizenship questions, and the political responses to judicial involvement in migration matters. I have a particular interest in migrant categorization and the concept of a refugee.
My new book project, Categories in Crisis explores the history and contemporary implications of the migrant/refugee binary.
My previous book, Let me be a Refugee was published by Oxford University Press in 2014:
Area of Study:
- American politics
- Comparative politics
- Public law
- Legal Studies