Daniel Kanstroom

Professor and Thomas F. Carney Distinguished Scholar

Faculty Director, Rappaport Center for Law & Public Policy

Director, International Human Rights Program


Daniel Kanstroom has published widely in the fields of U.S. immigration law, criminal law, and European citizenship and asylum law. His most recent books are: Aftermath: Deportation Law and the New American Diaspora, (Oxford University Press 2012); and Deportation Nation: Outsiders in American History (Harvard University Press 2007). He is also a co-editor of: The New Deportations Delirium (editor, with M. Brinton Lykes); Constructing “Illegality”: Immigrant Experiences, Critiques, and Resistance, (editor, with Cecilia Menjívar) (Cambridge University Press 2013). His articles and short pieces have appeared in such venues as the Harvard Law Review, Yale Journal of International Law, UCLA Law Review, NYU Journal of International Law and Politics, Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, The New York Times, Journal of Social History, and the French Gazette du Palais.

Professor Kanstroom has served on the American Bar Association's Immigration Commission and the Advisory Board of the PAIR Project, and was rapporteur for the American Branch of the Refugee Law Section of the International Law Association. He serves on the Advisory Board for BC Law's Rappaport Center for Law & Public Policy.