S. Deborah Kang

Assistant Professor of History
Western and Borderlands History

Ph.D., United States History, University of California at Berkeley
M.A., Jurisprudence and Social Policy, University of California at Berkeley
B.A., College Scholar, Cornell University

Selected Publications:
The Legal Construction of the Borderlands: The INS, Immigration Law, and Immigrant Rights on the U.S.-Mexico Border, 1917-1954 (New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming); “Implementation: How the Borderlands Redefined Federal Immigration Law and Policy, 1917-1924,” California Legal History: Journal of the California Supreme Court Historical Society, vol. 7 (2012); Jon Gjerde, Catholicism and the Shaping of Nineteenth Century America, edited with a Preface and Epilogue by S. Deborah Kang (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012); “Crossing the Line: The INS and the Federal Regulation of the Mexican Border,” in Bridging National Borders in North America, edited by Andrew Graybill and Benjamin Heber Johnson (Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2010).

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