Curriculum Vitae

Rebecca Hamlin

Assistant Professor

Rebecca Hamlin is the author of Let Me Be a Refugee: Administrative Justice and the Politics of Asylum in the United States, Canada, and Australia. It is a comparison of how three refugee status determination regimes adjudicate important immigration decisions. For more information, see:
Hamlin has published a number of articles about comparative law and migration policy in journals such as Law & Social Inquiry and International Migration Review.
She is currently working on a new book project, tentatively entitled: Immigrants in Court: Non-Citizens' Rights and Judicial Power in Comparative Perspective.  This project examines the effect of mass migration on the growing power of courts around the world.

Education and Degrees

Ph.D., Political Science, University of California - Berkeley, 2009 M.A., Political Science, University of California - Berkeley, 2003 B.A., University of Chicago, 2000