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Hot Topic: Immigration


To request an interview with a UMD expert on immigration, please contact the Office of Strategic Communications at or 301-405-4621 (main number)/301-257-0073 (after-hours cell).

Ana Patricia Rodriguez
Associate Professor, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
College of Arts and Humanities
Expertise: Central American and U.S. Latino/a literature and cultures, Central American cultural production in the U.S., transnational migration and cultural production, Diaspora studies, Latino/a education 

Christina Getrich
Assistant Professor, Anthropology
Associate Director, Center for Global Migration Studies | College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Expertise: DACA, immigration and citizenship, immigration policies and enforcement practices, Latino/a immigrant health

Colleen O'Neal
Assistant Professor, School Psychology,  CoPE, Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education
College of Education
Expertise: Refugee Education 

Judith Freidenberg
Professor Emerita, Anthropology
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Expertise: Immigrant life, immigrant health and social support 

Julie Green
Professor, History
College of Arts & Humanities
Expertise: U.S. labor & working class history, immigration & political history, transnational approaches to history of the Americas