I received my juris doctorate from Harvard Law School, magna cumlaude, in 1992. I worked for three years as an attorney and began my academic career in 1995. I am now Ivan Meitus Chair and Professor of Law at the J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University. I was the Associate Dean of Research and Academic Affairs from 2008 to 2013. From August 2013-June 2014, I was a Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer at Renmin University of China Law School in Beijing, China. I have also been a visiting professor of law at Peking University School of Transnational Law, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China (September-October 2009) and Boston College Law School, Newton, Massachusetts (August 2007-July 2008). In 2003, I was a Fulbright Scholar affiliated with the Interdisciplinary Institute for Gender Studies at the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina.
Area(s) of expertise: intersections among migration, citizenship, race and gender