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Black Interdictions: Haitian Refugees and Antiblack Racism on the High Seas

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 2:45pm to 4:00pm

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Philip Kretsedemas served as Professor of Sociology at UMass-Boston for over 15 years, achieving the rank of Full Professor.  He is currently serving as Managing Director of Research, Evaluation and Data Analytics for the Acacia Center for Justice, where he continues to be involved in research on immigration law.  He maintains an affiliation with UMass-Boston as an adjunct instructor specializing in refugee studies for the Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities After Disasters. He has published many  articles, book chapters and edited anthologies on immigration and refugee law, enforcement, social policy and the changing meaning of race/ethnicity and national identity. Some of the journals in which he has published include The American QuarterlyInternational Migration and The Stanford Journal of Law and Policy.  His monographs and edited anthologies have been published by Columbia University Press, Greenwood/Praeger, Routledge and Temple University Press.  His most recent monograph is Black Interdictions: Antiblack Racism and Haitian Refugees on the High Seas (Lexington Press, 2022).

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