March 21 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Jeffrey S. Kahn '10, " From Nixon's Guantánamo to Trump's Asylum Ban: A Brief History of US Border Externalization"

  • Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 12:10PM - 1:45PM
  • Calabresi Faculty Lounge
  • Open To The Public
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Jeffrey Kahn is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Davis. His research focuses on issues of migration, mobility, border policing, and sovereignty. Prior to joining the Anthropology Department at UC Davis, Professor Kahn was an Academy Scholar at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, a Robina Foundation International Human Rights Fellow at Yale Law School, and a law clerk to the Hon. Judith W. Rogers of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. He received his PhD from the University of Chicago and his JD from Yale Law School. Professor Kahn’s work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Fulbright program, and the American Society for Legal History. He is the author of Islands of Sovereignty: Haitian Migration and the Borders of Empire (University of Chicago Press 2019).

To request background reading, email: one week prior to workshop.


Sponsoring Organization(s)

Schell Center for International Human Rights

Contact Information

Barbara Mianzo