Inventing the Refugee: United States Activists and Refugee Policy, 1945–1965

For Current Fellows
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

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Dajana Denes Walters

At the weekly Ruth Meltzer Seminars, Katz Center fellows share their research in an intellectually rigorous workshop setting.


Libby Garland

Kingsborough Community College, CUNY

Libby Garland teaches history at Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York, as well as at the City University of New York Graduate Center. Her current research looks at critical refugee studies, US immigration history, and American Jewish history.

Garland received her PhD from the University of Michigan. Her first book won both the American Jewish Historical Society’s Saul Viener Book Prize and the American Historical Association’s Dorothy Rosenberg Prize.

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