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Alex Aleinikoff

The New School
Director of the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility
Alex Aleinikoff is University Professor at The New School, and has served as Director of the Zolberg Institute of Migration and Mobility since January 2017. Before coming to The New School, Alex served as United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees (2010-15). Alex has written widely in the areas of immigration and refugee law and policy, transnational law, citizenship, race, and constitutional law. He is currently at work on a book tentatively titled, The Arc of Protection: Reforming the International Refugee Regime. His book Semblances of Sovereignty: The Constitution, the State, and American Citizenship was published by Harvard University Press in 2002. Alex is a co-author of leading legal casebooks on immigration law and forced migration.