Leti Volpp

Robert D. and Leslie Kay Raven Professor of Law in Access to Justice, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
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Leti Volpp is the Robert D. and Leslie Kay Raven Professor of Law in Access to Justice at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. Her research interests include citizenship, migration, culture, and identity. She has been published widely on issues of citizenship, migration, and identity, and is the co-editor of Legal Borderlands: Law and the Construction of American Borders (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006)(with Mary Dudziak). Her most recent publication, "Imaginings of Space in Immigration Law", in Law, Culture and the Humanities (2012), explores legal, ethical, and practical discussions related to immigration. Prior to teaching at Boalt Hall, she held professorships at American University and Washington College of Law and visited at UCLA School of Law. Before entering academia, Volpp received a Skadden Fellowship to work at Equal Rights Advocates and the ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project and also clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Thelton E. Henderson of the Northern District of California. Her honors include two Rockefeller Foundation Humanities Fellowships, a MacArthur Foundation Individual Research and Writing Grant, and the Association of American Law Schools Minority Section Derrick A. Bell, Jr., Award. Volpp holds an A.B. from Princeton University, an M.S.P.H. from Harvard University, an M.S. from University of Edinburgh, and a J.D. from Columbia University.